Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
12 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is an international access provider, with operations in UK, Ireland and UAE. Established for 30 years, they are a leading access specialist supplying clients with the design, supply and erection of scaffolding, mast climbers and hoists to the majority of the largest construction companies in the UK.

They are currently looking for a Buyer to join their successful depot based in Hertfordshire. This is a full-time, permanent role where the ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of Buying experience and at least 1 year of experience in the Construction industry.

The main duties of the role will include, but are not limited, to the following:

• Assist with setting up and monitoring all documentation for buying
• Manage all procurement functions including procuring materials, conducting bids, supplier negotiation and processing orders.
• Identifying potential new suppliers
• Monitoring supply chain and upgrading suppliers to preferred status when necessary
• Ensure savings, rebates and compliance are achieved in line with project strategy
• Negotiating prices and terms with suppliers
• Liaising with site managers, contract managers and suppliers
• Obtaining quotations from existing approved suppliers
• Research and develop new product sourcing options as necessary
• Check shipments when they arrive to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and that goods meet specifications
• Communicate regularly with management keeping them abreast with products, prices, deliveries
• Communicating any issues with materials
• Ensuring parts and materials are meeting deadlines and quality standards
• General administration duties related to orders, deliveries and payment of supplies

The requirements for the ideal candidate are the following:

• Buying / Procurement experience within the construction industry
• Knowledge of Scaffold and plant would an advantage
• Knowledge of Syrinx/Coins software would be an advantage
• Driving licence
• Understanding of building materials, their uses and how they are sold
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• IT skills - MS Office, Excel, Outlook, Word etc
• Confident, Self-motivated & Enthusiastic
• Flexible & adaptable

If you have all the right experience and are interested in the role then please apply and send a copy of your CV as soon as possible.

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