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Senior Buyer, Newton-le-willows

United Kingdom, England, Newton-le-willows
Last update 2023-12-01
Expires 2023-11-30
ID #1921809602
Senior Buyer, Newton-le-willows
United Kingdom, England, Newton-le-willows,
Modified November 13, 2023


Job Title: Senior Buyer - Facades Location: Newton-Le-Willows (Hybrid) Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + package The Client Our client has over 30-years of experience in façade design and installations. They operate across the UK, working with main contractors, architects, and clients to design, install and manufacture full façade, which includes glazing systems, backing walls, rainscreens and cladding and bespoke systems. The Role As a Facade Buyer, we're on the lookout for someone who truly understands the world of facades. We need someone who can navigate the supply chain, source the right suppliers for specific projects, and have excellent communication skills when collaborating with key stakeholders for project procurement. Your key responsibilities include: Devising and executing a procurement strategy to save costs and meet supplier performance targets. Working closely with project managers, estimators, and CAD technicians to identify the procurement needs for each construction project. Gathering quotes and prices from subcontractors and suppliers Assessing supplier quality and negotiating prices to secure cost savings Placing orders and keeping tabs on the lead times for timely item delivery Identifying potential suppliers and maintaining strong relationships with existing ones. Managing requests for quotations during the tender process. Keeping an eye on inventory levels, tracking material usage, and forecasting procurement needs. Collaborating with the finance department to reconcile purchase orders, invoices, and payments. Establishing and maintaining a centralised procurement database, ensuring accurate and up-to-date supplier records, contracts, and pricing agreements. Staying informed about industry trends, market conditions, and changes in regulations that could impact procurement activities. The Ideal Candidate We're seeking a candidate with a proven track record as a Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager, or in a similar procurement role within the Facade industry. You should have a strong knowledge of construction materials, equipment, services, supplier networks, and market dynamics. Other key qualifications and traits we're looking for include: Demonstrated negotiation and contract management skills. Proficiency in procurement software and tools. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish and nurture relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders. Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. A detail-oriented approach with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Previous experience in the facades, roofing, cladding, rainscreen, or curtain walling industry is essential. Facades, Senior Buyer, Purchasing, Purchases, Curtain Walling, Cladding, Glazing, Rainscreen, Purchasing Manager, Buying, Construction, Procurement Buyer

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior buyer

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