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Permanent Buyer or Materials Buyer position working for an established Contractor.
Are you a Buyer with experience in Groundworks, Civils ? A Buyer who is seeking a step up, or a Buyer that just wants a new role.
My client has successfully been trading since 1989 and has grown to become one of the leading groundworks contractors in the London and Home Counties regions.
They have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join their team. Offering a competitive package based on experience, your duties as a Buyer will include:
* Delivering day to day requirements of between 8-15 construction projects at any one time, inclusive of ordering all materials and plant to set deadlines or sourcing for short notice/same day.
* Negotiating prices and meeting with suppliers to maintain or improve our current rates. Also securing project specific rates depending on project length/type (i.e. long term concrete supply, holding rate rises, waiting time, part loads)
* Working closely with surveyors and site engineers to ensure bulk & call-off orders are placed correctly, on time and within budget
* Ordering against procurement schedules to ensure any long lead time materials are ordered well in advance
* Diary management, typing correspondence and documents, including use Microsoft Word/Outlook/Excel and Access accounting software daily.
* Inputting and agreeing all rates against invoices, making sure these tie up with existing agreements.
They have vast experience in groundworks, substructure & superstructure activities within the commercial, residential, educational and health care sectors of the industry, with projects ranging in the value of £250,000 to £(phone number removed).
So the ideal candidate would be of a similar background
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