£30,000 - £32,000
A long-established family-owned contractor based in Evesham, Worcestershire. The company specialises in the construction and refurbishment of residential and commercial properties including historic Grade 1 & Grade 2 listed buildings. Typical projects range from £250k - £4m and are located throughout the West Midlands, the Cotswolds and London.
Reporting to the Contracts Director the buyer will be responsible for all buying, ensuring materials are delivered to sites in time and purchased at competitive prices.
The suitable candidate must be able to fulfil the following responsibilities –
- Follow project programmes and adapt quickly and efficiently to programme requirements
- Appraise potential material suppliers for all requirements
- Obtain quotes and negotiate prices for goods and services ensuring value for money
- Raise and manage purchase orders
- Check and chase scheduled deliveries on daily basis
- Produce on-hire reports and organise collection of off-hired items
- Provide support to contract and site managers
- Provide support to Estimators with acquiring quotes, and offering supplier and material recommendations for tenders
- Ensure delivery of goods and services within budget on each project
- Check and manage invoices in queries
- Good commercial awareness and be organised by nature
- Able to use own initiative
- Confident, and have excellent, assured communication skills both verbally and written
- Adapt workload priorities in a regularly changing environment
- Excellent IT skills
- 3-5 years’ experience in a purchasing or buying role
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