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Senior Buyer - Manchester

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH370282_1500286778

Job description

Buyer - Manchester based contractor - £35,000 - £48,000 - 07980 006 436

A fantastic opportunity within the procurement department has been created for a Buyer to join this leading regional contractor based in Manchester with a salary of up to £48,000 per annum. This Procurement position has been created due to business growth. The buyer will sit in the purchasing department, this is already a very strong , well established team within the company. This company truly invest in their staff and there is always progression opportunities for the right person/ people.

They work within the following sectors

New build and refurbishment building projects within the residential sector.

Job description

The main purpose of the Buyer is to negotiate and maintain the suppliers and sub-contractors database in terms of prices, lead times, terms and conditions.

As a buyer you will be a part of the materials desk team you will undertake procurement in supply of our projects.

This will include the procurement of materials, goods and services to programme and to the commercial advantage of the company and report for individual projects and ensure appropriate input into pre-construction process for individual projects.

The Buyer will own and manage the placement of all purchase orders placed with suppliers, ensuring the timely supply of materials/equipment to meet programmed requirements.

The Buyer will also be responsible for developing and deploying Purchasing commodity strategies and ensure all goods and services are bought in line with relevant commodity strategies.

Main Responsibilities of the Buyer. Analyse each suppliers On Time Delivery and Quality performance and work with suppliers and other functions as necessary to drive increases in supplier performance.

Negotiate prices and achieve PPV (cost reduction) on bought or sub contracted products.

-Responsible for maintaining SAP part number and vendor master data.

-Management of usage and stock requirements to reduce the level/volume of inventory to meet business objectives.

-Own and manage the Buy Report to ensure orders are placed on time, within lead time and in line with commodity strategies.

-Actively manage the MRP exception message report as part of daily activities ensuring delivery requirements are adhered to.

-Be responsible for developing and deploying Purchasing commodity strategies.

-Develop robust contracts with each supplier to the advantage of the business, constantly manage the service level agreements and ensure suppliers adhere to the terms and conditions agreed within the contract.

The candidates requirements

-Have previous experience working within a similar role in a similar contractor

- Must have similar sector experience Residential

-- Have a creative mind set and look for improvements at every opportunity.

-Be an engaging individual who can communicate well with peers.

-Strong Negotiating skills.

-Excellent communication skills.

-Commercially minded.

Salary details

The salary for this role is £35,000 -£48,000.

Please contact me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 or email me

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