Construction Buyer

Posted 8 March by Real Recruitment Solutions


Construction Buyer required for a long established construction company in Dorchester salary DOE.

Our client a well-respected Construction Company based in Dorchester is looking to recruit an additional Buyer to their team.

As a key member of the team, your role will be to manage and co-ordinate the purchase of plant and materials.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Negotiating for the best possible terms for the provision of materials and plant.
  • Sourcing of new products and new and improved suppliers.
  • The constant maintenance and update of a register of material suppliers
  • Obtaining quotations and placing of orders to achieve the best possible value for the site within the parameters of budget specifications and programme.
  • To agree on levels of specification rebate where specified and ensure that the appropriate system for claiming is in place.
  • To liaise with the Accounts Department to ensure correct invoicing and costings.
  • To advise other departments of current prices and terms.
  • To set and monitor standards of performance and to address any issues of sub-standard supplier performances ensuring that the appropriate lessons are learnt and actions are taken to prevent a re-occurrence
  • Materials delivered on time and in accordance with specification.
  • To liaise closely with other departments on all information pertaining to buying.

Based in Dorchester this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join a professional and well respected Construction Company.

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

Required skills

  • Accounts Department
  • Applications
  • Construction
  • Maintenance
  • Specifications

Application question

Do you have 2 years experience in a Construction buying position?

Reference: 34637875

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