Key Responsibilities of the Groundworks Construction Buyer :
Your responsibilities will include:
Procuring Groundworks and RC frame materials and services requested by site teams via Material Requisition Forms, or as directed by senior members of the management team.
Negotiating payment terms and rebates; and creating robust contractual arrangements with their supply chain to ensure positive outcomes in terms of cost, time, quality, and safety.
Formulating selection criteria and sourcing strategies to ensure that they make the appropriate choice of suppliers for goods and services.
Maintaining good working relationships with existing members of their supply chain while seeking to expand it.
Working with technical specialists to ensure that products and materials relative to Groundworks and RC frame materials are to the required quality and meet the defined specification.
Identifying and negotiating cost reduction opportunities within the supply chain.
- Planning deliveries of materials to accommodate the requirements of the project programme and any site-specific logistical issues
- Working with Estimators to negotiate and confirm Groundworks and RC frame material costs for tenders.
Maintaining a record of Groundworks and RC frame Material stock held in the company yard.
Matching invoices to orders before passing them for payment; raising queries if necessary.
Assisting in the development of IT systems to improve procurement and supply.
Working with the accounts team to resolve invoice/delivery ticket queries.
Delivering value added outcomes to the Company in terms of improved quality and safety, achievement of timescales, required quantities, and reduced prices and costs.[This list is not exhaustive.]
Requirements of the Groundworks Construction Buyer :
The candidate we are seeking will have the following attributes: