Job Details


Location: BRISTOL, United Kingdom

Reference: SM63

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum

Type: Permanent, full-time

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My client, a successful building contractor based in south Bristol, are recruiting for an experienced Buyer to join their team on a full time permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will have worked within a similar environment and have strong purchasing experience.  

Key duties:
  • Assess orders that are urgent and prioritise to ensure that orders are placed in time.
  • Purchasing support for various construction projects, including all materials, plant, site sundry items, PPE etc. 
  • Place orders for materials and plant for all projects, liaising with the Contracts Manager/Site Managers
  • Create purchase order for suppliers from the information supplied, obtaining confirmation form the suppliers.
  • Allocating orders to the correct suppliers
  • Check that the quoted purchase price is correct
  • Check that quantities and sizes on orders are correct
  • Arrange transport when required
  • Confirm order has been place with the person requesting the order
  • Monitor all orders against the relevant job budget highlighting any over expenditure
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers 
  • Main contact for all Suppliers.
  • Negotiate prices/discounts
  • Ensure plant is off hired when the site is complete.
  • Maintaining the relevant paperwork

In return my client is offering a salary of £28,000 - £32,000 depending on experience.

If you are an experienced buyer working within a construction environment then please send me your CV today for further information!


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