Buyer in Charterhouse Recruitment Services at York, England, United Kingdom

Part Time

Website Charterhouse Recruitment Services

This listing is about Charterhouse Recruitment Services in York, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job



Our client, a well established business within the Construction sector is experiencing significant growth and due to this they are looking for a Buyer to join them on a full time and permanent basis. This is a busy and highly varied role where you will be working closely with numerous departments including – Contracts, Commercial, Finance and Sales.


Salary: Up to £40K (DOE)

Full-time, Monday to Friday office hours


Free Parking


  • Provide advice, when needed, to the estimator on predicted cost of items
  • Liaise with the estimator at tender stage to ensure an accurate project cost is provided
  • Sourcing quotes for all materials included in project plans and drawings
  • Contacting a range of suppliers and sub-contractors (where applicable) to obtain quotations
  • Preparing CAR documents and maintaining relevant sections to maximise efficiency within the project costs
  • Read and understand the specifications for each project
  • Negotiating and agreeing the most favourable rates possible with suppliers at all times
  • Identify and propose solutions for challenges with suppliers and the flow of materials in line with construction programme
  • Identify and propose solutions to issues that may cause commercial problems such as budget discrepancies, lead times and delivery dates
  • Provide advice and feedback to the Operational Management on the reliability of sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Price checking of plant and materials to ensure best value and purchase to budget
  • Entering of purchase orders onto Approval Max
  • Send POs from Xero when approved
  • Ensure delivery address, dates and contact details on POs are all correct
  • General Administration duties
  • Prepare O&M Manuals for Operational Management approval
  • Issue O&M Manuals once approved

The ideal person would have:

  • Previous like for like experience within Procurement, ideally in a construction/industrial based setting
  • Have excellent communication skills and be a team player
  • Drive to progress and take on additional responsibilities

Company: Charterhouse Recruitment Services

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: York, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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