Job Details

Location: Truro, Cornwall
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £35,000 + package.
Sector: Civil Engineering, Infrastructure, Groundworks
Contact: Jo Lambert
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 07771 985354
Start Date: ASAP
Job Ref: J/BUYER/2024


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We are looking to speak with construction Buyers with a passion for materials and plant procurement in the Cornwall area.

We are working with a leading civil engineering contractor to recruit a Buyer. This organisation is going through a steady growth period and now is the perfect time to join this experienced team and establish a procurement strategy.

Duties will include:

  • Create, maintain & build positive and effective relationships with new and existing supply chains.
  • Procurement of materials, plant & equipment.
  • Take-offs.
  • Certifying material invoices.
  • Support the pre-construction tendering process and commercial team.
  • Best value strategy, rebates, and ensuring a cost-effective method is established and maintained.

Suitable candidates:

  • Construction experience in a buying role – material, plant, and site equipment.
  • Good negotiation skills, with a natural ability to forge lasting relationships.
  • Effective IT skills, Excel is mainly used.
  • Good local and national supply chain knowledge.


If this is of interest and you would like to explore this further, do call Jo for an informal discussion and apply as instructed.

Sphere Solutions is a Southwest & Wales market leader in providing recruitment services to the built environment.

With specialist consultants based in our regional offices (Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester, Taunton, Plymouth and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers, and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

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