Construction Buyer – Kildare - Kildare

Bid, Estimating & Buying
Ref: 28 Date Posted: Friday 28 Jun 2019
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Rightpath Recruitment

Construction Buyer – Kildare

One of the Ireland’s Tier 2 Construction Companies has a new requirement for a Buyer to be based out of offices in Kildare. This company has grown steadily over the last 30 years and are well established firm, who generates a lot of their work through repeat business from clients. 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.

Duties

  • Negotiating prices and terms with suppliers, getting the best deal and maintaining that throughout the relationship.
  • Assisting Contracts Managers & Surveyors with obtaining prices and supplier knowledge
  • Ordering Materials with suppliers and Merchants
  • Organising and confirming delivery dates and time scales
  • Obtaining quotations from existing approved suppliers
  • Purchase order generation and schedule review
  • General administration duties

Experience

  • Personal communication skills to deal effectively, efficiently and appropriately with tasks in hand either written or verbal.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within the construction industry as a buyer or assistant buyer.
  • Demonstrate initiative, good at problem solving and prioritisation of workload.
  • Ability to maintain electronic and paper administrative and information systems.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Previous experience within Construction sector is essential.

For more information feel free to contact Diarmaid Fee 015314886

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