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Materials Buyer (Construction)

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Buyer
  • Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 903853_1515491481
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Job description

Key Experience
  • Our client is looking to recruit both Junior & and experience level staff
  • Degree qualified in a relevant Procurement or Commercial qualification and experience
  • Construction Industry experience, undertaking Material Buying
  • Experience of COINS an advantage

The Company

With over 20 year's experience and rated in the top 10 of UK concrete frame companies, our client specialises in the direct delivery of groundwork's, demolition, civil engineering and concrete frame packages on major projects.

The Role

Reporting into the Commercial Director and working as part of an established Buying team, you will be predominately office based, with some requirement to visit site.

You will be responsible for the purchasing of materials for a number of projects within London and South East region.

Working closely with the project team, you will need to identify and procure the required materials for each project, be able to evaluate and forecasting demand, manage current levels of resources and identifying external material needs.

You will liaise with internal and external suppliers, negotiate prices and arrange for the purchase and delivery of the materials.

You will be able to negotiate and agree new supplier contracts, manage cost forecasts and reports relating to material requirements, evaluating supplier performance and compliance.