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Job Description

  • Job Reference:47489JE_1716480703

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Construction

  • Contact Name: James Edwards

  • Job Location: South-yorkshire

  • Job Title: Buyer - Construction Materials

  • Job Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

Portfolio Procurement has been engaged by a Global Construction Company to recruit a Materials Buyer on a 12 month Temp contract. This is a temporary vacancy paying £30,000-£40,000 pro rata.

Skills/Experience

* Knowledge and understanding of construction materials
* Strong maths and budgeting abilities
* Strong Negotiation skills & Analytical thinking

The Role :

* Providing prices for all materials included in project plans and drawings
* Identifying potential suppliers and new products
* Contacting a range of suppliers and sub‐contractors to obtain quotations
* Keeping detailed records and maintaining well‐organised work schedules
* Assessing the reliability of sub‐contractors and suppliers
* Liaising closely with the estimator at the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate project cost is provided
* Preparing and maintaining cost reports in order to maximise efficiency within the business
* Negotiating and agreeing the most favourable terms possible with suppliers once a contract has been secured

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