Buyer - Antrim

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 6132 Date Posted: Thursday 07 Mar 2024

INFORM3 Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of a Main Contractor for:

Role – Buyer

Location – Antrim

Salary – £30K - £35K


About the Company:

A well-known fitout contractor are currently on the lookout for an experienced buyer to join their team. They’re currently working on a number of projects for restaurants, retail stores, heritage sites, pubs & many more jobs within the hospitality sector.

They are looking for an experienced buyer, someone who preferably has spent time ordering materials and dealing with suppliers within the construction industry. Looking someone who is an excellent negotiator, is innovative and forward thinking and has the ability to develop relationships with new suppliers, and maintaining those with existing.

Our client has a very lean structure and they are looking a confident Buyer with a building background who will contribute to their success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Purchase goods, materials and components in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.
  • Negotiate agreements and prices with suppliers.
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and work with figures.
  • Assess tenders and quotations from potential suppliers.
  • Excellence negotiation and networking skills.
  • 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.
  • Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of needed products and materials, and advise others of any impact.
  • Forecast price trends and their impact.
  • Explore alternative sources for goods and materials.


  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role in construction procurement.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Great communication skills both verbal and non-verbal.
  • Excellent negotiation and organisational Skills.
  • Ability to prioritise important tasks.

For any additional information on the role, please contact Caolán McConville at Inform3 Recruitment.

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