Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - North West England, Cheshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 42845
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Role: Buyer
Location: Manchester


Job Description


I am pleased to be working with one of the country's' leading Civil Engineering firms. They are currently looking for a buyer who has 4 years experience in an engineering or construction background. They are a company who specialise in all Civils projects and despite their size still hold family values. They actively encourage their employees to share their ideas wherever they can, whether they work on site or in an office.

This is a great opportunity to join a well respected firm with big projects and a small company approach.


Your Responsibilities

  • Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department
  • Aiding Group Head of Procurement, Plant & Transport and advising on purchasing policy, strategy and planning
  • Liaising and communicating between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
  • Developing market knowledge and contacts for new products and services
  • Identifying potential suppliers
  • Ensuring Procedures are followed by all parties and recording non-compliance; Producing reports and statistics using computer software as required
  • Evaluate and collate all necessary information to produce comprehensive enquiry packages
  • Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors
  • Negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress
  • Ensure all subcontracts and Materials are procured at the best value and quality and delivered on time
  • Processing payments and invoices queries
  • Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future
  • Checking costs, quality and levels of service

Your Skills

  • 4 years buying experience
  • Experience in construction or relevant sector
  • Computer literate

Qualifications you will have

  • Degree
  • CSCS card
  • Full clean licence

  • Large company with family values
  • Big growth plans
  • Exciting large scale projects