Voted 38th Best Company to Work For in the UK, Lindum Group currently employs over 600 staff, based on our sites and in our offices in Lincoln, Peterborough and York. We provide a range of construction services from new build, refurbishment and maintenance projects to construction related services such as plant hire, security, roofing and waste recycling.
An opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to join our existing team in Lincoln. The ideal candidate will have experience in material buying within the construction industry who will work in collaboration with the buying team, project teams and other Divisions.
Duties and responsibilities will include:
Liaise with project teams on material scheduling.
Responsible for the negotiation and placing of official purchase orders for all materials to achieve optimum benefit for an ISO9001 accredited company
Ensure all purchase orders are placed in sufficient time, to enable materials to be delivered to site in line with the construction programme.
Actively support the use of Group agreements.
Provide assistance at pre-construction stage by providing technical advice on products, material costs and identifying potential supply chain issues.
Identifying new methods & materials to continually improve buildability
Essential skills and attributes required are:
Relevant experience in material procurement within a construction environment
Construction material knowledge
Strong negotiation and communication skills.
Good level of numeracy with experience in cost analysis.
Ability to identify issues and present solutions.
Capability to work well in teams and collaborate effectively across Lindum Divisions
Ability to meet deadlines, by experience of managing multiple tasks.
Competent in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word,
Full Driving Licence
The role is a full time position. Salary will be commensurate with experience, skill level and qualifications. Benefits include Group Personal Pension, profit related pay, employee share scheme and opportunities for further training and development.