job / buyer east central scotland fife 4284

Buyer - Fife

Construction & Facilities Management - Procurement
Ref: 4284 Date Posted: Wednesday 09 Jan 2019
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Lusona Consultancy are working with an established Construction Company who are looking to appoint an experienced Buyer.

Working for the Commercial Director the Buyer will be responsible for the purchasing of materials and plant for a number of sites.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Management of all day to day purchasing activity for the division
  • Obtaining quotes and negotiating best pricing with suppliers
  • Following orders through from PO’s being placed to on-site delivery
  • Calling off materials to ensure build programmes are maintained
  • Preparing and controlling material budgets and costs
  • Hiring and returns of plant equipment
  • Regular liaison with internal stakeholders

Experience and knowledge for the role:

  • Proven experience of working in a similar Buyers role within House Building or Construction
  • Background of purchasing materials and plant
  • The ability to interpret house type working drawings
  • Strong negotiator who has built relationships with suppliers
  • Highly organised and can juggle numerous tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • HNC in Building Construction would highly advantageous but not essential

Our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the successful candidate.

Please call Shuna on 01698 430100 for a confidential discussion.