An award winning Contractor seeks to appoint an Assistant Buyer to join their procurement team to work on projects across the North West.
The company specialise in Residential developments creating new homes and communities, catering for a wide demographic from first time buyers to over 55 accommodation.
Assistant Byer role
Working closely with the Procurement Manager you will assist in the procurement of material and plant hire for projects ranging from £3m - £20m
Duties and Responsibilities to include:
Assist the Procurement Manager with issuing enquiries and placing orders with approved suppliers for specified materials and plant hire, ensuring goods are delivered on the required date and purchased at the most competitive rates and within budget;
Occasionally "take off" materials required for a project from drawings and the specifications by hand and using digital packages;
Liaison with sites to keep them informed on the progress of quotations, orders and resolving issues that arise;
Visits to sites as required to verify materials and plant hire present and determine future requirements;
Placing plant orders and keeping track of the plant on hire;
Building and managing strong relationships with sites and suppliers;
Negotiating prices professionally;
Ensure quality of ordered materials and plant hire are in line with required standards;
Chase deliveries from suppliers that are overdue or urgent;
In liaison with Procurement Manager, inform other departments of all relevant information regarding changes in materials and plant hire, price movements, delivery lead times and individual supply situations;
Process verified invoices and assist with those in query;
Skills and Experience Requirements:
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 12 months experience in a procurement role within the Construction industry. Additional requirements:
Degree or HNC / HND (preferred but not essential if relevant experience is demonstrated);
Word / Excel proficient;
Excellent communication skills;
Good administrative skills;
Experience of planning;
Strong numeracy skills;
Ability to negotiate;
Ability to follow direction and meet deadlines;
Ability to multitask and prioritise work;
Construction product knowledge;
Confidence and determination;
Ability to work within a team environment and autonomously;
Valid full UK Driving License.
In return for your skills my client are offering a competitive salary (dependent on experience) along with additional company benefits.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business with opportunities to progress in your career and to work on prestigious developments across the North West
How to apply
If you are interested in this role, and would like to apply, please contact Deena at Bromak for a confidential chat or send your application via the link.