Groundworks Construction Buyer

Groundworks Construction Buyer
Here at Carrowhugh Group we are searching for a Intermediate / SeniorBuyer to join a Groundworks and RC frame Specialist Contractor. The Company usuallytake on Projects between a value of Twenty to ThirtyMillion and have an annual turnover of Plus One Hundred Million. The buyer will join a team and will be advised directly by the Head Buyer / Procurement Manager.
The Companyare looking for a motivated Buyer with Previous procurement experience in groundworks and concrete structures to work within the Commercial Department.

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:

  • At least 2 years experience working in a procurement role for a UK-based groundworks and RC frame specialist subcontractor.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Experienced in logistical planning and just in time deliveries.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Able to work well with others.
  • A keen commercial business sense.
  • Able to meet deadlines.
  • Good product & industry knowledge.
  • Good understanding of relevant legislation.
  • Competent in the use of standard computer software packages (Word, Excel, etc.), document control and costs management systems.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Achieved or working towards a CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply or equivalent qualification (desirable but not essential).
What'son offer for the Groundworks Construction Buyer :The Company who have a very good reputation for looking after all of their employers quite well could pay North of £45,000 For the correct candidate.
If you wish to contact me prior to submitting your CV please do not hesitate.Thanks,Carrowhugh Group.
Hatfield, England, UK