• Permanent
  • Ballymena
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Website mymrecruit MYM Recruitment

Make Your Move

MYM Recruitment are working with our new Ballymena client, a family-owned businesses with over 35 years experience.  Due to a current surge in demand, they now have a requirement for a full time Construction Buyer.  This is a great opportunity to join our buying team and really make a difference in an integral administration role, whilst developing your skills and knowledge.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • To work alongside and assist senior buyer.
  • To obtain a suitable range of quotes and negotiate effectively to ensure the best value is obtained.
  • Assist in negotiations with suppliers.
  • Manage and monitor supplier performance.
  • To schedule and arrange materials for delivery to site or business.
  • To provide accurate communication to the senior buyer, QS and site management as required.
  • Identify potential savings through continuous review of product range.
  • Ensure that material ordered is the correct quantity and quality and follow up on late deliveries or issues.
  • To assist accounts department with any queries for invoices or delivery dockets.
  • Build strong work relationships with suppliers.
  • Ensuring all necessary documentation is completed.
  • Other relevant duties where required.

Desirable Criteria:

  • A minimum (2) years’ experience in a purchasing role.
  • Relevant experience in the construction industry is preferred.
  • Strong communication with the ability to build and maintain professional relationships.
  • Demonstrate experience of negotiation.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload.
  • Ability to work in a team and individually.
  • Confident with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Excellent computer skills.
Job Contact:

To express your interest in this job email your CV and cover letter/note in Word format only highlighting your suitability for the role and how you feel you meet the essential criteria to team@mymrecruitment.com. Please also include the Job Reference number and the Job Title.

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  • Candidates who do not meet the essential criteria for this role may be contacted in the future to discuss other roles.
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