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Job Opportunity: Senior Buyer:3D Personnel

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Senior Buyer

3D Personnel

   » Galway city
   » Negotiable
   » Permanent full-time
   » Updated 12/02/2018
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Construction Buyer - Min 7 years exp with a building main contractor

As a member of this team, you will have the opportunity to develop and bring added value to your career. You will carry out the day to day operations of the purchasing department.Our client is an established building contractor with numerous other projects nationwide. The prosperous candidate will be able to execute strategic procurement of construction plant and materials, continually search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.
functions / Responsibilities
In conjunction with the Purchasing & Plant Manager the appointee will be responsible for:
   » Ensure that the Company's best interests are protected in all procurement activities
   » Sourcing of materials, plant, equipment and services and managing vendors including negotiating pricing contracts with each material supplier
   » Manage material supplier contracts (SLA's) that achieve cost, delivery, quality and service targets as required by the business. Meet suppliers as necessary
   » Ensure that all materials are in compliance with specifications, health and safety legislation, building regulations and environmental standards
   » Research and identification of new materials & suppliers for design and cost savings and develop and implement purchasing strategies to deliver continuing cost reductions and process simplification
   » Ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of supply and delivery times
   » Forecast upcoming demand, monitor pricing trends and advise and report to the management team as appropriate
   » Maintain procurement files and purchase agreements to an auditable standard
   » contact with Estimating Department personnel in providing up to date materials suppliers costs information
   » Assist Accounts Department in settling invoice disputes
   » contact and work with Plant Yard manager regarding site plant, equipment and transport requirements
   » Issuing of Plant and Purchasing reports to Directors and Contracts Managers
   » Issuing of Purchase and Plant orders to suppliers and plant hire companies
   » Maintain records of the Company's plant, engineering and surveying equipment stock; including calibrations, services, monitoring due dates, etc.
   » contact with site management and quantity surveyors on material and plant requirements
   » Issue requests for prices with suppliers as well as follow up on price requisitions as requested
   » Prepare quotation analysis
   » Negotiating prices with suppliers
   » Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
   » Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
   » Check invoices for accuracy against purchase orders
   » Minimum of 7 years' practice in construction industry
   » Good expertise of supply of construction materials
   » Work to achieve cost savings & challenge price increases
   » Manage procurement activities for several sites
   » Microsoft Office expertise essential coupled with Purchasing software
   » Proven purchasing practice in construction, preferably with a Plant background. Non construction procurement candidates will not be considered for the position
   » Excellent communication expertise and an capability to communicate with suppliers
   » Strong commercial, negotiation and problem solving expertise; practice in handling transactions with little supervision
   » significant third level qualifications, IIPMM advantageous
Ref: VAC-11748
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3D Personnel


   » Cork office- Unit 8B, Nessan House Bessboro Road, Blackrock, Dublin office- Block 9 St. Johns Court, Old Swords Rd. Santry, Dublin 9
   » 021-6017333 / 01-5133101


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Job Location: Galway City
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Post Date: 02/12/2018 / Viewed 6 times
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