Buyer

Job Overview

Buyer- Construction Materials

Our client is a  leading  construction materials manufacturing company, who provide a wide range of quality products and services to the construction industry.

This position will suit an experienced buyer ideally coming from a Construction or Engineering industry background.

Experience in commodities would be extremely beneficial in this role

Duties

  • Negotiating agreements and prices with suppliers.
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and work with figures.
  • Excellence negotiation and networking skills.
  • Very strong IT, numerical and data analysis skills with a high degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrate cost savings on major spends
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers;
  • Manage company internal purchasing system in line with company policy, ensuring all information is accurate and up to date
  • forecast price trends and their impact on future activities;
  • Carry out regular supplier assessment of existing suppliers.

Skills:

  • Degree/Diploma in Procurement
  • At least 5 years’ experience of material/commodity purchasing in construction or engineering

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