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Buyer/ Senior Buyer

Reference3190039_412725
EmployerHays
Industry SectorBuilding, Construction
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Town/CityNewark
LocationsEast Midlands, Nottinghamshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted31 January 2018

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CONSTRUCTION BUYING EXPERIENCE DESIRED WITH THE ABILITY TO READ AND ANALYSE DRAWINGS


Salary up to £40,000
Construction experience required and the ability to read technical drawings

This role is working for a specialist construction company - One of the most successful in Europe

To ensure the quality, quantity, and price of raw materials needed to produce products ordered by customers. This position requires the ability to work closely with project teams to understand the weekly production requirements, as well as, to work closely with vendors to understand market changes, which will impact supply requirements (Steel etc). The Buyer is also responsible for working with the Supply Chain Manager to maintain inventory accuracy and for exercising independent judgement.

Responsibilities & Duties include:-
  • Initiate projects to reduce the total cost of raw materials and packaging goods.
  • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes.
  • Maintain and review computerised or manual records of items purchased, costs, delivery, product performance, and inventories.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time, and in the event of problems trace shipments and follow up on undelivered goods.
  • Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals and review requisitions for goods and services.
  • Create and manage weekly production schedule based on customer sales orders
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier’s reputation and history.
  • Review catalogues, industry periodicals, directories, trade journals, and Internet sites, and consult with other department personnel to locate necessary goods and services.
  • Study sales records and inventory levels of current stock to develop strategic purchasing programs that
  • Facilitate employee access to supplies.
  • Review product specifications, maintaining a working technical knowledge of the goods or services to be purchased.
  • Arrange the payment of duty and freight charges.
  • Monitor changes affecting supply and demand, tracking market conditions, price trends, or futures markets.



Knowledge & Skills
  • Must be well organised, detail oriented and good with
  • numbers
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Computer Skills:
  • Word, MS Excel and Outlook
  • Capacity to learn other software applications as needed
  • Excellent communication skills up and down organisational structure.



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