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An exciting new position has become available for a Buyer to join our team based in Chessington.

The successful Buyer will join a well-established and growing company who specialise in design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of bespoke architectural glazing systems and curtain wall solutions for commercial buildings.

Our aim is to ensure that buildings achieve or exceed their design life.

About the Role

Structura is looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active Buyer who has worked in the same (or similar) role before. Experience of working in the construction industry is required and knowledge of curtain walling/structural glazing is a massive advantage.  

You will have full knowledge and experience of the end-to-end procurement lifecycle and be exceptionally skilled in developing relationships with suppliers, evaluating the best commercial buying opportunities and thinking innovatively to devise suitable sourcing strategies. 

Key Role & Responsibilities: 

  • You will have a real opportunity to make a difference at Structura because this is a new role with flexibility of scope. 
  • You will be involved with developing our supplier network by negotiating contracts, prices, and terms with suppliers.

    You will be constantly evaluating suppliers, reviewing their performance, and making sure that the approved suppliers list is serving the business needs. 
  • You will be responsible for managing all the procurement information and for updating the database and reporting as required.

    You will also need to manage purchase orders and make sure that they are created and closed accordingly. 
  • Foresight and planning are key in this role and you will need to be able to anticipate and solve any problems with the supply chain to make sure that business continuity is maintained. 
  • Internally, you will provide support to the Contract Managers and Production teams.

About the Company

Structura UK Ltd is a specialist in the design, manufacture, installation, maintenance, repair and refurbishment of glazed facades, entrances and atria glazing.

We are a very diverse family run business who, over the next 5 years, are looking to grow their team to 125 employees and deliver a turnover of £20m. 

We offer a competitive salary (circa £30,000-35,000), opportunities for career development, pension scheme and flexible working opportunities. 

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are best suited to this role to the link provided & the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.

No Recruitment Agencies please....

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Circa
  • Location: Chessington
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Purchasing
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: STR01
  • Posted: 2021-01-15 12:43:59 -

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