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Elevation Recruitment Group
£32k - 35k per year
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

£35,000 per annum 
Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

Elevation Recruitment Group are searching for a Buyer to secure all necessary materials and services essential for business projects. The key objective will be to ensure timely procurement within allocated budgets, and enhancing contract profitability by acquiring cost-effective materials tailored to each project's requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing price quotations for all materials specified in project plans and drawings
  • Identifying potential suppliers and exploring new product options
  • Reaching out to a diverse range of suppliers and subcontractors to obtain competitive quotations
  • Efficiently managing the placement of purchase orders and negotiating delivery schedules
  • Collaborating closely with various departments across the organisation
  • Maintaining meticulous records and well-organised work schedules
  • Assessing the reliability of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Addressing challenges with suppliers and ensuring smooth material flows
  • Ensuring strict adherence to health, safety, and environmental standards 
  • Providing insights to project estimators regarding anticipated item costs
  • Liaising closely with estimators during tendering stages to ensure accurate project cost estimations
  • Generating and maintaining comprehensive cost reports 
  • Negotiating and securing favourable terms with suppliers 

We're looking for someone that:

  • Has a strong understanding of health and safety protocols
  • Demonstrates a high level of precision and attention to detail
  • Remains organised and composed under pressure
  • Embraces a proactive, positive, and adaptable approach 
  • Capable of prioritising tasks and coordinating the work of others to meet deadlines and objectives in a dynamic environment

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of purchasing experience
  • Previous exposure to the Construction, Engineering, or Plant/Tool Hire sectors is desirable

What's on Offer:

  • 26 Days Holliday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service 2 x Annual Salary 
  • Wellbeing Package 
  • Free On-site Parking 

Elevation Recruitment Group’s Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Procurement and Supply Chain positions, visit


Maximising the speed of delivery without compromising quality. Streamlining processes to increase efficiencies and lower costs. Agreeing price points that balance vital value-for-money with secure and superior service. That’s precisely how Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain has achieved competitive advantage specifically across Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands.

For companies in our Region, effective Procurement and Supply Chain functions have never been more important and those recruitment markets, never more buoyant. Nonetheless, it remains a specialist sector demanding specialist expertise and that’s how we fit in - because our recruiters not only have the technical knowledge to understand your role and requirements, but also the intrinsic experience to make shrewd judgements about candidate capabilities and cultural fit. Above all, they know their markets intimately, knowing exactly where to look to unearth excellent candidates and exactly how to go about it -  with integrity, commitment and courtesy.

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