Senior Buyer / Procurement Specialist

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7812
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2022
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Tipton, Sandwell, West Midlands
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus Benefits Package
  • Sector: Purchasing & Procurement
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Senior Buyer / Procurement Specialist Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Tipton, Sandwell, West Midlands. Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Senior Buyer / Procurement Specialist who has a construction, groundworks or civil engineering background with good knowledge of material suppliers and strong technical knowledge of building products and systems is required for a thriving and in demand multi-disciplined civil engineering and utilities business comprising of 9 companies.

 

SALARY: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum (dependent upon experience) plus Benefits Package

LOCATION: Tipton, Sandwell, West Midlands     

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Senior Buyer / Procurement Specialist who has a construction, groundworks or civil engineering background with good knowledge of material suppliers and strong technical knowledge of building products and systems.

We are seeking a ‘hands-on’ / ‘transactional’ and ‘making the calls’ Senior Buyer / Procurement Specialist to join the Procurement Team working on a variety of projects for the Group supplying a variety of contracts and projects for stakeholders many of them recognised household names.

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, as the Senior Buyer / Procurement Specialist you will be responsible for procurement, scheduling and management of materials for multiple projects within the Group. You will need to be able to deliver the end-to-end direct / materials procurement cycle in a fast-paced environment.

Working as the Senior Buyer / Procurement Specialist you will be supporting the Commercial / Operational and Site management Teams through all phases including tendering, planning, excavation, construction, reinstatement stages to ensure that material milestones are met whilst minimising costs ensuring best value and best price has been achieved.

 

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If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as a Senior Buyer / Procurement Specialist will include:

  • Ensure day to day purchases for sites are ordered and delivered on time
  • Ensure 3 quote process/best value is achieved each and every time from small items such as light bulbs to £250k aggregate call off orders – the business believes the same best value and best price principles apply to all purchases
  • Purchase materials and fittings to specifications
  • Liaise with Site Managers to ensure timely delivery of supplies
  • The ability to decipher information from project drawings
  • Highlight supplier performance concerns
  • Ensure an up to date working knowledge of material suppliers and market intelligence to assist with purchasing decisions
  • Ensure regular communication with suppliers and maintain supply base
  • Deputise in the absence of the buyer and assistant buyer to ensure the procurement team supports the Group operationally at all times

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to demonstrate proven experience in a buyer or senior buyer role and the ability to evidence significant cost reductions and savings in current role
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Solid commercial awareness and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, driven and able to work on own initiative
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft software packages; Excel, Project, Word

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P7812

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