Buyer - Engineering Materials

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Skelmersdale, Lancashire | Ref: BBBH24208

£27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Pension

Procurement/Buyer - Construction Design Materials
£27,000 to £32,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Are you a driven and energetic individual with experience in buying from a engineering or construction background? Are you looking to develop your buying experience as part of a growing business hadling building materials for architectural design? Well we would love to hear from you. Working with our Liverpool based client you would be responsible for the improvement and maintanence of a structured procurement process. Purchasing items for manufacturing groups ensuring timely receipt of materials, maintaining levels of quality, product availability and cost effectiveness.


  • Dealing with established suppliers to ensure timely receipt of materials, checking product availability and cost efficiency to enable ongoing and impending projects.
  • Negotiate with existing and potential suppliers to ensure best availability and material cost.
  • Develop external business relationships
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of systems, tools and processes
  • Ensure planning models, forecasts, ordering parameters and stock projections are sufficiently accurate
  • Ensure supply with maximum efficiency and minimum cost
  • Plan for known peak & special trading periods

Skills & Experience

  • You will be an experienced buyer (3 years minimum experience), from a construction, design or engineering background.
  • Proven negotiating skills.
  • Be of graduate calibre or have similar work based training with or willing to work towards CIPS.
  • You will have excellent IT skills using a number of MS office packages, particularly Excel, as well as SAGE.
  • You will have excellent communication, analytical and organisational skills.

Client information
Our Liverpool based client is a leading supplier to the construction industry, providing building materials for architectural design.

Circa £27,000 - £32,000 + benefits

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