Job Title: Buyer (Groundworks)

Salary: Dependent on experience

Location: Northamptonshire

Our client, a leading construction company based in Northamptonshire is seeking an experienced and dedicated Buyer to join their friendly yet driven team. If you’re experienced within the construction arena and operated within groundworks and civils we want to hear from you!

If you’re seeking a company that invests in its team, rewards success and offers a platform for progression, get in touch!

The Buyer (Groundworks) Role;

  • Negotiate with suppliers to reach highest quality at best value
  • Maintain current and accurate purchase order data in the purchasing system
  • Resolve problems and issues arising from purchase of services, supplies and equipment
  • Liaise with Site Managers, Site Agents and regularly attending site visits
  • Report into the Buying Manager and operate as a key member within the Purchasing Team
  • Attend regular team meetings to discuss project progress
  • Maintain, develop and build strong relationships with suppliers
  • Support with any other tasks deemed necessary to support the department

Our Ideal Buyer (Groundworks) Candidate;

  • Previous experience of operating within a Buying appointment
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with third parties and form relationships with ease
  • Good problem solving skills with the ability to use own initiative to provide solutions
  • Strong technical background within civil engineering or the construction arena
  • Proficient in all Microsoft packages
  • Qualification within construction would be advantageous however not essential
  • Full UK Driving Licence as travel to various sites throughout the Midlands will be required

The Buyer (Groundworks) Benefits;

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension
  • A company that values its staff and invests in training and development
  • Free onsite car parking

If you are interested in the Buyer (Groundworks) opportunity please apply directly through this website or call Jacob Thomas Associates and ask for Vikki.

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