Job Description

Job Title: Buyer

Location: Birmingham

Sector: Offsite Construction

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

  • Are you a buyer or commercial coordinator from a construction or civil engineering background?
  • Would you enjoy working with a business procurement team in raising orders and negotiating prices?

You will be joining a specialist division of a large international manufacturing group. Working alongside a commercial team of quantity surveyors and commercial manager, your role will be essential in raising timely orders for materials, plant, labour and products.

Alongside supporting the quantity surveying team with order placing, you will also have the chance to speak directly with suppliers to explore any available cost savings. This employer can offer excellent security with a long pipeline of work and backing of a highly successful group business.

With full support available for hybrid working, we are looking for candidates based in the West Midlands who can work from offices in Birmingham and also have the capacity to work from home on occasion.

The Role:

  • Raising purchase orders across a diverse supply chain
  • Liaising closely with quantity surveying and estimating teams to maintain accurate requirements for quantities and delivery schedules
  • Speaking with suppliers to explore improvements in pricing
  • Maintain up to date supplier information including product and service offerings and prices

We would welcome conversations with candidates who:

  • Have experience in a buying function with a construction, development or civil engineering business
  • Are commercially aware with experience of dealing with suppliers
  • Would enjoy seeking out improvements in price and service
  • Have an interest in modern methods of construction

This employer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

If you are interested in this role, please click apply to submit your CV for consideration.

Key Skills: Buyer, Supply Chain, Procurement, Pricing, Negotiating, Steel Frame, MMC, Offsite Construction, Birmingham Construction Jobs