Job Details

Location: Redruth, Cornwall
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £45,000 - 50,000
Sector: Construction
Contact: Jo Lambert
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 07771 985354
Start Date: ASAP
Job Ref: J12988 Cornwall


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Are you looking for a new role in Buying / Procurement?

  • Materials Buyer
  • Permanent

Sphere Solutions is seeking an experienced Buyer with construction experience to join a well-established contractor in Cornwall.

With at least 5 years-experience experience as a Buyer, this opportunity will suit an individual that had a proven track record in procuring materials, is both commercially aware and has excellent negotiation skills, whilst being local to Cornwall.

The role:

  • Procure all materials for the best possible price
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Analyse current supply chain price agreements / obtain competitive prices
  • Compare suppliers’ quotes and analyse prices against tender allowances
  • Research product information and alternative products
  • Assist the accounts department to resolve/ avoid invoice queries
  • Measure quantities of materials if required

The person:

  • Proven experience in a similar role with construction experience and knowledge
  • Highly organised/ Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of Excel
  • Construction qualification preferred but not essential

On offer is an excellent salary and package for the right candidate. This is a unique procurement opportunity in Cornwall.

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert 01752 421888 or use the red button to apply online.

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector, with offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Taunton, Gloucester and Cardiff.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.

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