Mechanical Buyer - Down

Ref: 5331 Date Posted: Thursday 16 Feb 2023
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Mechanical Buyer                            South Down                       £30-40K

INFORM3 Construction Recruitment are working with a highly reputable construction company who are looking to recruit a Buyer to join their team.

Your core responsibilities will be to prepare accurate quantities and material schedules, sourcing and co-ordinating the supply of plant and materials required for all projects, managing pricing and trading agreements and quotations to ensuring the team delivers on time, meeting tight deadlines.

Duties will include:

  • Negotiate the best deal whilst considering the whole supply chain e.g., terms, lead times etc Liaise with Site Foremen and Project Team.
  • Placing Purchase Orders with Suppliers for Goods and Services in line with budget, quality, and delivery requirements.
  • Maintain relationships with current suppliers. Establish Supplier KPIs and Service Level Agreements
  • Liaise closely with wider procurement team and reporting directly to Procurement Manager.
  • Dealing with any product quality concerns.
  • Ensure the correct specifications are being used as per technical submittal register.
  • Being the first point of contact for all suppliers and subcontractor’s.
  • Provide analysis of costs and identify cost saving opportunities.
  • Dealing with Bulk orders by drawing down and monitoring levels of stock within specific orders.
  • Assist with the duties of existing purchase ledger, deal with supplier invoicing queries.


Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2 years Buying experience ideally in a construction environment
  • Very focussed and diligent, high level of attention to detail
  • Highly persistent when dealing with suppliers whilst maintaining the positive relationships
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and manage your time to meet deadlines whilst being well organised, resilient and motivated
  • Excellent, communication, relationship building and negotiation skills
  • Excellent budget control and cost analysis skills
  • Thrives working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management skills, working to tight deadlines


If you want to be part of a dynamic and fast-growing company my client will want to hear from you, so please apply now with a copy of your CV!

For more information please contact Jamie on 0283 089 8345.

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