Subcontract Buyer

Randstad CPE
£35000 - £55000/annum
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a stable and reputable Main Contractor with a National presence? My client are looking for an accomplished Buyer to join a growing team that works on residential projects with values up to £15m. They are looking to pay up to £55,000 + package for the right candidate.

The candidate will need to take care of the following duties:

- Maintaining project budgets

- Produce product specifications for existing sites and new builds

- Build and develop relationships with key manufacturers/suppliers and customers in the building / construction sector

- Secure manufacturers for products at varying costs and quantities.

- Obtain best import and agency terms with our manufacturers/suppliers

- Obtain best credit facilities, terms of payments and profit margins with our manufacturers/suppliers.

- Closely watch and monitor our competitors' prices and product list.

- Perform market surveys on our competitors' prices, discount rates and products every quarter.

- Review quotations; negotiate prices, delivery terms with manufacturers and suppliers.

- Prepare purchase requisitions, approve and issue purchase orders

- Maintain and up-date procurement files in orderly fashion

- Provide a price list and product materials to the Operations Team.

- Discuss defective or unacceptable delivered goods with clients, manufacturers and transporters to determine cause of problem while taking corrective and preventative action immediately.

- Develop and review purchase requests and ensure authorisation as necessary to facilitate the timely purchase of products

The desired experience is:

- At least 1 years experience of working within a buying role within the construction sector

- Highly organised with a logical approach

- Project & time management with close attention to detail

- Able to follow current processes but continually looking for ways to improve them

- Excellent relationship builder and able to influence

- Ability to communicate proficiently both in writing and orally.

- Can work under pressure in a calm and thoughtful way

- Enjoy the challenge of multi-tasking and delivering

- Excellent common sense and good sense of judgement

- Resilient and hard working

- Completely computer literate and high familiarity with Microsoft Office

This opportunity is for someone who is looking to establish themselves in a leading firm and become a solid member of the growing division. If you are interested, please do apply within.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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