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Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer (Construction)

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a large construction company Co. Mayo to recruit a Buyer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring materials are on hand for all ongoing projects, monitoring stock levels and obtaining best price and quality of materials.

This would be a great opportunity for the right candidate to build on their existing experience within a growing construction company. The company is currently working on large projects in a number of sectors including Data Centres, Pharmaceuticals and Commercial.

The role will be based in the company’s head office in Mayo.


  • Source all materials needed for all ongoing projects in a timely and cost-effective manor
  • Create procurement schedules with the project teams.
  • Maintain relationships with current suppliers to ensure requirements can be met
  • Identify new supplier sources where required
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers.
  • Co-ordinate the logistics of goods and services required for assigned projects.
  • Assist in the reallocation or disposal of excess materials.
  • Create internal reports.
  • Recommend improvements/upgrades to the procurement systems and methods.
  • Responsible for all reporting for the purchasing and procurement function
  • Keep track of deliveries and returns

Qualifications, Education & Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a procurement role within the construction or manufacturing industry.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of Sage an advantage but not essential
  • Attention to detail and excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong IT, numerical and data analysis skills with a proficiency in Microsoft excel and a working knowledge of an inventory management system.
  • Willingness to travel to site where necessary.

Benefits for Employees

  • Modern, plush and unique new office build. With new Canteen & breakout areas.
  • Electric Car Charging Stations.
  • Fully stocked Staff Canteen.
  • Free On-site Car Parking.
  • Employee Assistance program for all employees (24/7 Confidential Support) providing assistance with Mental Health/ Family Life/Budgeting/Legal Information. This program also gives access to a Health Portal providing Webinars/Nutritional Advice/ Fitness Advice & Health Checks
  • Competitive Salary for the best candidate depending on experience.
  • Yearly Team building events.
  • Meditation Garden with the use of Cardio Vascular equipment.
  • Continuous Professional Development.