Posted 2 years ago

Groundwork Services (Durham) Ltd are looking for a Construction Buyer to work out of our head office in Langley Moor, Durham

Due to continuous growth we are looking for a buyer with proven experience in a similar role to work part of a highly reactive procurement department.

Main Duties

>Create and maintain existing relationships with merchants and suppliers.

>Maintaining records, and accurately raising purchase orders for materials and equipment.

>Procure and expedite materials to site in a timely and efficient manner.

>Successfully analyse and negotiate quotations for materials/tools/plant.

>Effectively maintain reports of plant and tools, both internal and hired.

>Cross-reference suppliers live hire reports/site reports/system reports.

>Ensure full utilisation of our own equipment where possible.

>Create Operations and Manuals folders to support materials ordered to site.

>Liaise directly with site managers and project managers on a regular basis with orders/updates.


>Previous experience in a similar role.

>Knowledge of plant and tool equipment is desirable.

>Computer Literacy skills, familiarity with Microsoft programs and the ability to adapt to new management systems.

>Call handling experience, confident telephone manner.

>Reliable and well organised.

>To thrive in a busy department and be reactive working well under pressure.

Full time/Permanent Role

Monday to Friday – 08:30 – 17:00

We offer a negotiable salary dependent on experience.

Groundwork Services (Durham) Ltd fully supports Equality and Diversity in Employment. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £22,000.00-£30,000.00 per year


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