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  • Location: Leeds, LS1 5PS
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Holidays & Package per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Michael Jubb
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 June 2021
  • Job Ref: 392043MJB_1621524810

We are currently seeking a Buyer to work for our client, a construction company based from their Leeds office.

Our client works on a variety of civil engineering and construction related projects and is seeking an individual to procure materials, consumables, plant and equipment.

Your responsibilities will include :

  • Economic and timely procurement of materials, consumables, plant and equipment for permanent and temporary
  • Works in accordance with site requirements as detailed on the contract drawings, method statements, client specification, contract programme and Network Rail possession timetables
  • Economic and efficient procurement of maintenance, certification and calibration services as appropriate for company vehicles, surveying instruments, measurement and cable detection devices etc.
  • Source and price supply chain services for the preparation of competitive tenders
  • Monitor the manufacture and delivery of materials in order to comply with the site programme requirements
  • 'Troubleshoot' price and quality issues with suppliers and deal with replacement of damaged or non-conforming deliveries
  • Provide COSHH information and arrange appropriate technical support and practical advice to Site Management teams for the competent utilisation and incorporation of the supply chain items within the contract works
  • Liaise with the Construction Director and Commercial Director at all stages of the pre-contract and contract works. Provide input to contract cost reports. Analyse and evaluate materials usage performance and prepare feedback reports as directed
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be required

Candidates will require a proven background in procurement within the construction industry, CIPS qualified, rail experience would be an advantage.

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