Buyer – Construction Company - Tyrone

Highly competitive salary and package - Bid, Estimating & Buying
Ref: 300 Date Posted: Monday 10 Feb 2020
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Market leading construction company has a new requirement for a Buyer. 2+ years’ experience required.


Buyer – Construction Company

One of the Northern Ireland’s Top Tier Construction Companies has a new requirement for a Buyer. This company has grown steadily over the last 50 years, now boasting an annual turnover close to £400M. They generate a lot of their work through repeat business from clients and have excelled in their respective sector. They have built a strong portfolio of projects and are always looking to develop their team.

The Buyer will join the in-house Construction team and will be responsible for the management, control and monitoring of specific purchasing and buying activities, ensuring that the Company’s aims and targets are achieved. The ideal candidate should have experience within a similar role and working within a fast-paced environment, preferably dealing with large scale building projects. The successful applicant will work closely with the company Directors and play an integral role across potentially award-winning projects. Highly competitive salary and package.

Buyer Main Responsibilities:

  • Direct and  indirect  sourcing  and  buying  of  materials,  equipment,  components,  services  and parts.
  • Responsible for supplier verification and validation.
  • Identify potential supply problems  - proactively assessing and communicating the impact on project costs and/ or delivery to allow corrective action to be taken.
  • Support the introduction of new material suppliers and components.
  • Maintain  a  performance  management  process  for  all  suppliers  and  subcontractors  ensuring materials, goods and services are on time and meet quality standards.
  • Manage supplier portfolios and development of new suppliers.
  • Liaise with other departments and provide an effective procurement process.
  • Ensure price, quality, lead times and traceability throughout the procurement process.
  • Develop secondary options as a backup and source secondary options.
  • Ensure all requisitions and the issuing of purchase orders are completed in a timely manner.
  • Identify and implement procedures to reduce spend and achieve cost savings.

 Buyer Experience Required:

  • 2+ years’ experience in purchasing within a Construction environment.
  • Experience in the Procurement of Subcontract packages is desirable.
  • IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to interact with all project personnel.
  • Well organised with a methodical. energetic, proactive and confident approach to work

For more information feel free to contact Diarmaid Fee

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