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Senior Buyer

  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Buyer
  • Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CD01_1580227984
Job description

Due to increased growth, my client is looking to appoint a Senior Buyer to join their procurement team.

The company is a highly respected contracting business that have a superb reputation within the residential sector

As a senior member of the department, you will be responsible for both Material and Sub-Contract Procurement.

You will have a vital part to play in helping ensure the profitability of contracts ensuring that the most cost effective and appropriate products/services are purchased.

Duties within the role will include:

  • Providing prices for all materials included in project plans and drawings
  • Identifying potential suppliers and new products;
  • Procurement and placing of orders in accordance with procurement schedules
  • Ability to formulate purchasing strategies
  • Experience in tender purchasing including sending out material and subcontract packages, evaluating vendor returns and preparing the tender reports.
  • Competent to agree contract terms with subcontractors
  • Providing advice to the project estimator on the predicted cost of individual items;
  • Liaising closely with the estimator at the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate project cost is provided.