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Senior Buyer

  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Construction, Commerical New Build
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  • Location: Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham
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  • Job reference: 2019-40649_1568299466

Job Description

Primat recruitment is seeking a senior buyer to join a large project based in Teesside. The project is supporting the construction of a materials handling facility for a Mining, Minerals and Metals organisation.

You will be working on a contract basis initially set to last 12 months but given the nature of the project there is a high chance of extension.

- Identify qualified potential suppliers.

- Set up Pre-Bid meetings to determine the potential suppliers capabilities.

- Receive Engineering Requisition and create RFQ package to source competitive bids from qualified suppliers that meet the specification, quality, budgetary and schedule requirements.

- Ensures quotes are returned on time.

- Is a focal point of contact for the project, commodity or product line.

- Work with engineers on technical clarifications.

- Coordinate commercial clarifications with bidders and conduct post-quote meetings with bidders.

- Ensure that applicable terms and conditions are agreed and accepted.

- Prepare, maintain and complete the commercial bid evaluation and make a recommendation.

- Develop a relationship with strategic suppliers; serve as primary contact with suppliers; and foster a positive and mutually beneficial relationship with suppliers.

- Ensure confidentiality agreements and other necessary agreements are established with suppliers.

- Drive cost savings and quality improvement projects.

- Team leadership capability, excellent technical skills, commercial awareness are essential.

- Ability to work to procedures, standards and project systems as required.

- A degree or diploma in a relevant discipline or CIPS.

- Experience of EPC projects is essential.

- Experience of brownfield engineering projects in the Mining, Minerals and metals industry.

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