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Buyer - Civil Engineering

  • Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH374740_1513790003

Job description

Buyer or Senior Buyer - Groundwork subcontractor - Cheshire area - Please call me on 0161 832 7577 If you want to apply my email address is

My client, based in Cheshire have a requirement for either a Buyer or Senior Buyer to work in their Cheshire office. This is a permanent position.

This client work within the following sectors

  • Excavation
  • Groundworks,
  • Civil Engineering
  • Earthworks

The Role

Work within all sectors plant, labour and materials.

Create, maintain and manage a register of requisitions/orders which will be kept up to date at all times;

Support the Deputy Project Manager for follow up orders/contract from the placement until delivery on site.

Analyse sub-contractor, plant hire and supplier reliability and value for money. Prepare reports to maximise efficiencies

Support the Deputy Project Manager and if required to lead the management and administration of the suppliers contracts.

Working with the Senior Procurement Manager and the Deputy Project Manager to implement the Procurement Strategy

Assist Commercial, Project and Site Managers with procurement functions

Ensure compliance with the company and Client`s procurement procedures

Ensure materials are provided on time and to budget

From the requisition, tracking all inputs required to the formulate of a Purchase Order ensuring that potential delays are escalated at the earliest possible opportunity

Ensure health and safety compliance, including materials storage

Issue a copy of the Purchase Order to the individual who raises the requisition

Ensuring that requisitions are processed in accordance with the Delegated Authority Matrix

Ensure that accurate and logical quotation comparisons are produced

Liaison with other departments

Required Experience

Previous experience within /Civil Engineering or Construction

Previous experience as a Sub Contract buyer

Ability to adapt to complex project organisations within new environment

Excellent communication skills

Employer Description

My client is one of the World`s leading Construction companies.

A minimum of 5 years` buying experience with a leading Civil Engineering Contractor

Ideally major projects experience

A current CSCS Card and preferably a valid First Aid Certificate

Skills and Experience

Background in construction with extensive civil engineering knowledge

Buyer or procurement experience with solid negotiation skills

Highly organised with ability to work autonomously

Aptitude for figures with an ability to manage and exceed budgets

Ability to prioritise tasks, manage time and work with innovation to deliver timely, cost effective solutions

An aptitude to learn with a drive for self-developments


£30,000 - £45,000

Car allowance


Alexandra Smith at AndersElite is a specialist civil engineering and building recruitment consultant

To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion

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