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Buyer - Groundworks

Epsom, Surrey
£40,000 to £55,000
Job Type
3 Sep 2022

About our Client

  • The client has been active in the civil engineering sector for over 20 years an established client base and consistent work across London and the South East

About the Role

Providing prices for all materials and equipment included in project plans and drawings and oversee procurement process.

  • Identifying potential suppliers and new products
  • Contacting a range of suppliers and sub?contractors to obtain quotations and agree delivery times
  • Keeping detailed records and maintaining a well?organised work schedule
  • Assessing the reliability of sub?contractors and suppliers
  • Dealing effectively with challenges with suppliers and the flow of materials
  • Ensuring compliance with the safety, health and environment requirements of materials and services
  • Providing advice to the management team on the predicted cost of individual items
  • Liaising closely with the estimating team at the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate project cost is provided
  • Preparing and maintaining cost reports in order to maximise efficiency within the business
  • Negotiating and agreeing the most favourable terms possible with suppliers once a contract has been secured

About the Candidate

  • Must have experience in buyer/ purchasing role for the civil engineering industry
  • Flexible self-starter with ability to prioritise
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • PC literate

Points of Appeal

  • Route to more senior role in the commercial team in the future
  • Freedom within the role
  • Competitive salary and package
  • Company with a full order book nationwide
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  • Job Reference: 703371388-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Humres Technical Recruitment Ltd
    Humres Technical Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Epsom, Surrey
  • Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent