Senior Buyer

Up to 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP0 - GBP50000/annum Package
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Senior Buyer - Bromsgrove

Edge Careers are recruiting on behalf of an impressive privately owned regional building contractor who have a strong history spanning back nearly 80 years. They have established themselves within the Building arena as a go to contractor to deliver projects up to GBP30m within the West Midlands. Our client carries out schemes across the following sectors:

* Education
* Industrial
* Commercial
* Leisure
* Healthcare
* Student Accommodation
* Retail

Due to organic growth and an extremely strong orderbook for the coming 18 months an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Buyer or Buyer to join the business. The Senior Buyer or Buyer will be working alongside another Buyer whilst reporting into an office based Procurement Director.

This company prides itself on its family feel, close knit team who all pull together to deliver the end product.

The Buyer will play an integral part in helping to grow the Midlands business by aiding with sub-contract procurement and purchasing of materials.

Role Duties:

* Support the procurement and implementation of group sourcing arrangements.
* Work with the other Buyers as required with regards to efficient and effective plant and material purchasing function for the group
* Actively contribute to enhancing group profits;
* Support the strategic procurement of group sourcing arrangements;
* Champion the implementation of strategic sourcing arrangements across group. Track and report material and plant fluctuations.
* Provide pre-tender commercial input to ensure accurate net cost estimates and competitive advantage;
* Attendance and participation in Design Team Meetings to influence and steer specifications towards most commercially advantageous solutions;
* Maintain and publish regular and accurate management reporting demonstrating the effectiveness of the central purchasing function and contribution to the group profit improvement / efficiency plan;
* Drive the development of improved purchasing processes and procedures;
* Participate and contribute to regular group purchasing meetings and forums to communicate developments, share good practice and up skill our people.

The successful Buyer will ideally have construction buying experience and:

* 4+ Years' Experience
* Track record of working with respected contractors
* Easy commutable to Bromsgrove & surrounding area to visit sites as and when required

If you would like to be considered for this role, please click apply. For further information, please contact Ian Bond (Apply online only) at Edge Careers