Buyer / Purchasing (Construction)

Job Overview

Our client a busy construction company currently are seeking to fill a buyer / purchasing manager job. This is an office-based position dealing with purchasing, incoming orders, stock control and logistics, using an ERP software system.

Main duties:

  • Daily use of an ERP software system which will integrate with all areas of the business.
  • Regular maintenance of stock levels and stock control system.
  • Processing purchase orders to be sent to suppliers.
  • Checking and receipting incoming goods.
  • Placing forward stock orders with suppliers and organising import of same.
  • Sourcing materials and parts from new suppliers.
  • Carrying out cost benefit analysis on new suppliers, parts etc.
  • Recording and following up on incoming goods quality checks.
  • Negotiating prices and supply agreements with both existing and new suppliers.
  • Updating database of supplier details and products, and ensuring prices are correct.
  • Organisation of incoming and outgoing deliveries via external couriers
  • Management of plant and machinery maintenance and testing schedule.

Skills required:

3 years' experience within a construction company or similar
Good software systems experience, proficient in MS Excel and Sage/SAP/Herbst experience an advantage. Be self-disciplined with excellent time management skills, excellent oral & written communication & strong negotiation skills.

For full details or to apply send an up to date CV to Elizabeth in FRS Recruitment Kilkenny via link provided.

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