Construction Buyer

Location
Southampton
Salary
£40k - 45k per year
Posted
14 Oct 2016
Closes
11 Nov 2016
Ref
256525
Contact
Stephen Blaymires
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Construction Buyer
Southampton
Salary £45,000 + Car Allowance + 25 Days Holiday

This opportunity is with a busy Southampton based main contractor with a proven track record in the delivery of small new build and refurbishment projects within the Hampshire and Sussex South Coast and Isle of Wight. Predominantly local authority works comprising education, leisure, healthcare, emergency services, plus commercial and heritage.

This part of the business turns over roughly £13m, with projects ranging from £250k to £3m.
You will be joining a friendly and thriving business and will report to the Commercial Manager.

You would be the sole Buyer for the company, responsible for all material and plant purchases for multiple sites across the south.

You will need to have a good knowledge of all construction materials, along with established relationships with a range of builders merchants. The main responsibilities of the role will be to confidently negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, being able to push back if there are any issues with quality or late deliveries.


Role Responsibilities
Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers.
Raise orders for all construction materials.
Source new suppliers, develop relationships with current.
Arrange all plant for projects.
Chase suppliers for delivery.
Liaise with site team.
Be the main point of contact for any material issues.
Resolve any invoice queries.
Experience Required.
Purchasing experience within construction.
Good knowledge of building materials.
Understanding of plant.
Confident negotiator.

To find out more about this role contact Stephen Blaymires at Interaction Recruitment on 02382 025 900 or email Stephen.blaymires@interaction recruitment .co.uk