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Job Description

Buyer

South Wales

Competitive salary plus full benefits package

Sphere solutions are currently recruiting for a buyer to work on a multimillion-pound project on the A465 motorway in South Wales. We are constantly recruiting and keen to touch base with the best possible opportunities. See below for the following vacancy.

The Client:

Our client are a world leader in its sector, with extensive experience accumulated over its 120 years of history. Its activities cover all areas of engineering and construction and it is a benchmark for civil works (roads, railways, airports, hydraulic and marine works, tunnels and bridges). The current project we are recruiting for, involves a 17.3km motorway expansion located near Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil and Hirwaun. They aim to split the dual carriageway to ensure mobility and connectivity in wales as well as the revival of the local economy post COVID-19.

The Candidate:

  • 5 years’ experience in a buyer role or procurement

  • The candidate will reside locally to the area

  • Computer literate with the ability to maintain accurate records.

  • Ability to work with all recognised IT systems including proficiency of use in Microsoft Office applications, (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, etc.) and internet/intranet applications.

  • Excellent numerical skills

  • Negotiation and Influencing skills attention to detail.

  • Highly organised

  • Capacity planning

  • Proven track record in a similar role within a technical environment

The Role:

  • To ensure the most cost effective and efficient inflow of materials and services through the application of purchasing best practice in accordance with the companies operating principles & policies.

  • To adhere to and comply with the codes of practice.

  • Review and contribute to the delivery of personal, departmental, and business metrics and KPIs.

  • Prepare and provide constructive contributions with team meetings that develop the business and department agenda as well as enhancing personal and team development.

  • Drive the development of Procurement excellence within the company

On offer, is the opportunity to work for a large tier 1 contractor that can offer job security and genuine long term prospects.

Needless to say, if you are open to new opportunities and would like to discuss in greater detail please don’t hesitate to get in touch.