Yorkshire and the Humber
cGBP35k + Package
24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Buyer - Construction
South Yorkshire
Salary: To GBP35k + Package

Our client is a leading contractor working with a number of blue-chip clients within the public and private sectors throughout the UK. With over 80 years experience they complete a variety of projects from new build and refurbishment of homes, care homes, educational and public buildings and responsive maintenance works predominately within the social housing sector. Having a directly employed workforce they deliver excellent training programmes for their employees and encourage and promote career development from within.

They are now seeking a Buyer to join their team based in South Yorkshire to provide professional, efficient and effective plant and material scheduling / purchasing for the company. Support the implementation of the companies sourcing arrangements. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ Policy/Strategy. You will work closely with site based teams and the commercial department to manage procurement activities as required. You will liaise with suppliers, contractors and operatives regarding materials orders, deliveries and negotiation of costs in order to secure best price. You will also be sourcing new suppliers and negotiating rates in order to secure competitive prices.

You will:-

• Ideally, educated to ONC/HNC level - Highly desirable but not essential
• Member of CIPS or working towards highly beneficial
• UK Construction Sector experience
• Proven track record
• Able to supervise and manage others
• Excellent organization and planning skills
• Knowledge of best practice supply chain management tools
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Be team oriented and promote teamwork
• Ability to build relations internally and externally
• Declined in meeting deadlines
• Hold a full UK Driver Licence
• Stable work history

This is an excellent opportunity for a Buyer looking to join a leading contractor that offers excellent rewards and career progression opportunities.

Please forward a current CV in the first instance.

MSB Recruitment Ltd is an Employment Agency working within the building and civil engineering sectors throughout the UK