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QS / Procurement

  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Buyer
  • Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: QS/Procurement_1599499505
Job description

On behalf of one of our established clients, PSR are recruiting for a procurement specialist within Main Contracting.

The business operate in Commercial, Retail, PRS and Industrial sectors and projects range from £3m - £40m in value.

This role would suit a Quantity Surveyor who is actively involved at procurement stages of projects but would like to focus solely on materials / plant procurement and on occasion sub-contract packages.

The role requires excellent communication internally with Pre-construction, Commercial and Operational teams along with strong negotiation skills with suppliers and sub-contractors.

This role is critical to the success of overall projects within the business and will see you play a vital role within a growing organisation.

Key Requirements:

  • Commercial background ideally trained in Quantity Surveying
  • 5 years experience within Main Contracting
  • Experience of Procurement on projects
  • Track record of cost saving on projects

Core Duties:

  • Drafting and managing the process flows and procedures where required for procurement processes.
  • Liaise with QS/Cost management and Project Management on material types and availability for projects especially bespoke materials, long lead times and high value items which may impact costings of projects.
  • Review BOMs and site requirements for awarded contracts
  • Review mobilisation requirements with other members of construction team, finalise requirements and issue Purchase Orders.
  • Review material and plant requirements, costs and delivery periods.
  • Manage inspection and checking of materials when delivered to site.
  • Manage keeping of 'on-hire' log for all hired plant and equipment. Review and confirm on going need with site management.
  • Oversee the maintenance of site records for certificates of conformance, CE certificates, cube tests etc. in the site H&S file
  • Reconcile PO's with delivery dockets and invoices
  • Confirm payments due for materials etc.
  • Liaise with site Project Managers to ensure all materials which are rejected, deemed damaged or defective or negatively impact on the works programme or service delivery and appropriate action is taken to mitigate costs and losses
  • Liaise with quality management personnel on the close out of non-conformance in relation to procurement of materials or services and assist in identifying the root cause, correction and corrective action.
  • Attend quality management reviews where requested by management to assist in supplier and sub-contractor review and approval ongoing.