Charteris Global Search
Skipton, UK
04 Sep 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to company growth, our client who specialises in Civil Engineering and Construction mainly across the water industry are looking to add to its successful procurement department.

Successfully working alongside companies such as; National Grid, Rolls Royce, Northumbrian Water, Yorkshire Water, Welsh Water, Severn Trent Water and the Environment Agency, they pride themselves on finding innovative solutions to construction problems and applying the latest information technology to help drive efficiencies and reduce waste in our processes without compromising on quality.

An equal opportunity employer who welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

These additional exciting roles play a vital part in the overall profitability of all projects and you will be joining a growing team with a great reputation in the UK Construction industry.

Your main responsibilities:

* Ensure materials required for projects are provided on time & within budget

* Unlock value within the supply chain through proactive procurement

* Identify potential suppliers and new products

* Continually drive efficiencies through effective negotiation

* Keep detailed records and maintain well‐organised work schedules

* Deal effectively with challenges that may arise with suppliers and the flow of materials

* Effectively utilise cost reports to maximise efficiency within the business and supply chain

* Attend adhoc meetings offsite at project locations, offices and suppliers.

Candidate Specification:

* Ideally you will have previous construction or engineering industry experience in a buying, procurement or supply chain role. Candidates with any form of industry experience which may not be necessarily a supply chain background will also be considered.

* Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

* Have a keen eye for detail and ability to act on initiative

* Excellent communication and negotiation skills

* You may be a full MCIPS member or working towards this although this is not essential

Salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience

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