Junior Construction Buyer

Job Category: Construction
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Stourbridge
Salary: 25.000 plus Benefits

Job Reference: 1547

Salary: £25,000 plus benefits

Location: Stourbridge

Reporting to: Commercial Manager


Our client has over 40 years’ experience in Civil Engineering, Surfacing, Roofing and Shop-fitting & Building projects. From conception to completion, they work closely with clients across the UK. They manage large scale new projects, planned maintenance, or emergency patching works.

Working amongst a team of buyers in the Purchasing Department you will be responsible for ensuring that the materials required for construction projects are provided to schedule and according to projected budgets.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company who are continuously growing, offering great potential to progress your career further!


  • Placing purchase orders
  • Identifying potential suppliers and new products
  • Contacting a range of suppliers to obtain quotations and agree delivery times
  • Keeping detailed records and maintaining a well-organised work schedule
  • Assessing the reliability of suppliers
  • Closely monitoring and reporting delivery schedules to and from sites
  • Collating reports and assisting in liaising with sites, suppliers and internal departments
  • Processing purchase invoices
  • Updating prices and general housekeeping on in-house computer system
  • Contacting existing suppliers to obtain quotations and understand lead-times
  • Identifying potential suppliers and new products
  • Producing budgets and procurement schedules for new projects
  • Keeping detailed records and maintaining a well-organised work schedule
  • Driven by KPI’s and savings


  • Ideally some experience within a construction buying role
  • You will need to be methodical, organised, flexible and be able to work under pressure
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office an advantage especially Excel
  • Full training will be given on our in-house computer system
  • Good telephone manner

To apply, please use the Application Form or contact Innov8 Synergy Talent Management with a current CV via email: info@innov8synergy.com

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