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    Market related

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    Lucy Patterson

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    07973 786995

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    4 months ago

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Job title: Buyer

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire – Hull, Cottingham, Hessle, Market Weighton, Pocklington, Hornsea, Brandesburton, Withernsea, Hornsea, Beverley, Willerby

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable

The company:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Construction Buyer to join a well-established fit out contractor, specialising in the delivery of commercial interior design and fit-out projects across the UK.

You will be joining a growing business, with clear ambitions and a team of highly motivated individuals.

The Role:

As Buyer and working on fit out projects, you will be responsible for the supporting business operations through the purchase of goods, materials, components or services. This will be a varied role where you will be building strong relationships with project stakeholders both internal and external to the business. Duties will include:

  • Purchasing goods, materials, components, or services
  • Supporting the Commercial and Operational team by communicating any supply issues
  • Providing analysis on costs and review cost reduction activities
  • Preparing reports and updates
  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business
  • Preparing and raising purchase orders and order schedules
  • Building, maintaining and managing supplier relationships
  • Resolving price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues

About you:

Previous experience of Buying within the construction industry

Construction related qualification preferred but not essential.

Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships

Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills

Excellent IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office software

Strong organisation skills

Excellent verbal and written communication

Ability to work on own initiative and part of a team

Strong Attention to Detail

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn baker for further information.

Key Skills: Buyer, Buying, Purchasing, Procurement, Materials Planning, Materials Scheduling,Supply chain, Demand planning, construction, building materials, main contracting, fit out, refurbishment, interiors