Construction Buyer

GPW Recruitment are seeking an experienced Buyer, with a strong background in the Construction sector, on a permanent basis.

This is a very exciting opportunity, to join a well established family business with over 30 years prescence in the industry.

Working as an essential part of a friendly, experienced team, you will work closely with contract manager and suppliers undertaking general purchasing duties within the construction industry.

Duties will include:

· Daily ordering of raw materials from external suppliers

· Ordering and reviewing of plant hire tools and equipment to ensure minimum hire costs whilst maintaining reports.

· Updating delivery dates / chasing late orders & expediting raw materials where required

· Monitoring stock levels & liaising with supervisor to replenish stocks

· Working closely with Contracts Managers, Goods In & Production to ensure business requirements are met including stock availability issues

· Liaising with Goods In / Purchase Ledger / Suppliers where delivery / invoice discrepancies arise

· Reviewing purchasing agreements with suppliers and maintaining price updates.

· Sourcing new raw materials suppliers and services.

· Requesting samples & technical information from potential new suppliers for future projects.

· Negotiating with new & existing suppliers

Our client are specifically seeking somebody with experience in the construction sector.

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