Jan 05, 2022
£45,000 - £55,000 yearly
Fawkes & Reece South are working with an established and growing Civil Engineering Contractor who work on civil engineering/groundworks and demolition projects on behalf of medium to large scale client throughout the South of England.
Your role will be to build on current and establish new relationships with the supply chain whilst enhancing the businesses professional credibility. You will work closely with a range of teams collaboratively to ensure that any projects are sufficiently resourced.
You will be involved in (but not limited to):
Responsible for material procurement for several on-going projects
Obtain quotes / prices from suppliers for project specific items and for the estimating department for tenders
Work closely with the project team to ensure orders are placed in line with programme
Attend internal co-ordination meetings for on-going projects
Placing orders for the hire and direct purchase of plant
Liaise with the internal teams to ensure company plant use is maximised
Regular reporting of project costs against tender
Sourcing of new suppliers and products
Be aware of new materials and suppliers that can help assist the business
Check engineering drawings for discrepancies and compliance with the required material specification
Control all purchasing administration and ensure all transactions are completed and recorded correctly
Manage any potential supply problems and work to find solutions.
Requirements including skills and qualifications:
Experience working as a Buyer or in a procurment role for a contractor working on civil engineeringor groundworks projects
Experience working as a Buyer for atleast 3 years
Be a natural problem solve and be able to use initiative to find solutions
Good attention to detail required
Effective communication skills
Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK
The successful candidate will be rewarded with an outstanding working environment, opportunities to progress whatever stage of your career as well as a package that gives you security and recognises your contribution to the business.
If you are interested in this role, please contact Malvin at Fawkes & Reece Southampton or use the link below