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  • Northampton, UK
  • £20.00 - £26.00 per hour
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: SS-BU-NH
  • Consultant: Samantha Sebo

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Are you looking for a role as a Buyer

Our client is looking for a buyer on a Highways Project.


  • Timely procurement of materials, external plant hire and equipment to suit the needs and demand of the project and to ensure continuity of the works and project specific procurement processes
  • Maintaining positive relationships with all stakeholders
  • Produce accurate and logical quotation comparisons to demonstrate best value
  • Conduct supplier meetings and negotiations where required for material or external plant hire
  • Produce recommendations for the scheme
  • Ensure internal approvals are applicable, prior to placing orders.
  • Completion of all purchase orders, hires and off hires on E1 for material, plant and equipment, including issue of purchase/hire orders
  • Administration and maintenance of all documentation
  • Maintain the use of Key supply frameworks
  • Complete quarterly supply chain performance reviews for material and plant suppliers
  • Provide support to develop individuals within the transactional procurement team
  • Work with the supply chain manager to improve levels of performance of the supply chain
  • Work efficiently and professionally during periods of pressure
  • Ensure all transactional procurement activity is carried out


  • Previous experience of material and plant buying on major projects
  • Demonstrable network of contacts in the UK materials and plant supply chain network
  • Experience of working on infrastructure

If you think this Buyer role is suited to you, please call Samantha Sebo at 07815953002.

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