• £45,000 - £50,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, UK WN5 0LB Wigan Greater Manchester GBR WN5 0LB
Job Ref: BYIN202103
Sector: Construction & Property
Date Added: 15 March 2021

Buyer - Construction

Carbon60 are recruiting a Buyer for one of the UK's largest construction companies. The job will be based at their main Regional Hub in Wigan.

You will be have direct management responsibility over an Assistant Buyer and a Buying Clerk.

The role requires the successful candidate to be forward thinking, dynamic and have strong communications and negotiation skills as well as a background in Construction. Reporting to the Procurement & Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for the buying function for the hub and will work closely with Group Purchasing, Accounts, Commercial and the Technical Departments.


  • Prioritise and organise actions to ensure project delivery is not interrupted
  • Optimise supplier delivery performance and expedite/delay outstanding orders
  • Seek and negotiate lowest purchase prices whilst maintaining the Company strategy
  • Production of buying reports
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with suppliers, participating in meetings both on and off site when necessary
  • Carry out all reasonable instructions as requested by Management, particularly with regard to improving KPI performance
  • Manage a small team

The ideal candidate:

  • Purchasing CIPS Qualifications desirable
  • Experience of using IT packages e.g. databases, MS Packages
  • Experience of managing budgets supplier relationships
  • Degree Educated or recognised qualification (HNC minimum - desirable)
  • Comprehensive purchasing experience within the Construction Industry for a main contractor.
  • Good knowledge of the Construction & Infrastructure industry from working in a similar role.
  • Experience of managing budgets.
  • Experience of developing strong supplier relationships.
  • Working on tenders
  • COINS Experience

If you are an experienced Buyer from the Construction / Civils / Infrastructure world, this just might be the perfect role for you.

  • Salary of £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
  • Permanent contract
  • Good holiday and pension scheme
  • Other benefits

For more information about this role, please call Keeran Williams @ Carbon60 on: 02920 731187 or apply directly through this job advert and we will get back to you ASAP.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

14/04/2021 18:35:05
GBP 45000 50000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Keeran Williams

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