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Buyer Groundworks and Civil Engineering

Buildout Recruitment Ltd
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands, West Midlands, B95 6BP
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Construction Engineering
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Groundworks and Civil Engineering

£35k - £55k plus package

Standing out for their high-quality delivery on site, this residential groundworks company are subcontractors to PLC housebuilders including Redrow, Persimmon and Miller Homes. With a turnover of circa £60m, they are expanding.

What's in it for you?
  • Laid-back culture, with private ownership and a low-pressure environment
  • Growing sustainably, they're expanding through repeat business with their loyal clients entering new regions, providing opportunities for career development and progression
  • Clear pathway to Senior Buyer
  • No blame culture
  • Job security through high levels of repeat business

As a Buyer you'll be…
  • Using your excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills to build relationships and manage suppliers, negotiate prices and place orders
  • Managing the day-to-day project procurement of materials
  • Liaising with the on-site teams to source the most cost-effective materials, of the highest quality
  • Monitoring the performance, quality, prices and development of suppliers
  • Ensuring health and safety compliance
  • Identifying new potential suppliers and products
  • Preparing quotations and proposals
  • Attending team meetings and site visits
  • Preparing and maintaining cost reports to maximise efficiency

Must haves…
  • Knowledge of aggregates, asphalt, concreate and drainage purchasing, either through a buying role or experience at a merchants
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with suppliers and the site teams

Apply now, don't worry if you CV is not up-to-date, simply apply with what you have and we can fill in the gaps later.


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