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Job Title: Buyer

Location: Northallerton

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

As one of the leading providers of highway services in the UK with a turnover of £700m, Eurovia and Ringway are renowned for consistently delivering cost-effective performance and sustainable, innovative solutions. Drawing together expertise from a wide-range of services, including asphalt production, signs manufacture CCTV installation and maintenance, surfacing and specialist treatment solutions to offer a highly specialised and flexible service to Local Authorities and commercial clients.  These capabilities have been honed across 40 years of sustained growth in the UK and are backed up by our parent company VINCI’s world leading technical expertise.   


Ringway are looking for Buyer to join the team in Northallerton to support contracts in Cheshire West and East Midlands Divisions


Key Tasks & Accountabilities

  • Ensure that the Local Purchasing Agreements are used correctly. 
  • Identify procurement betterment against group frameworks and advise Senior Buyer accordingly.
  • Coordinate regularly ordered items to ensure that spend is aggregated where possible to ensure best commercial return.
  • The ensure compliance and use of processes, procedures and authorisation for all purchases managed within the division.
  • To participate in local and group training, workshops and meetings.
  • To assist in the preparation of monthly reports for the Procurement Manager and local management.
  • Assist when required with any tenders that may take place on the contract.
  • Assist in the uploading and maintenance of Local Purchase Agreement catalogues in e-Buyer.
  • To expedite bespoke tasks as defined through the appraisal process or agreed with Line Manager 

Skills and Experience Required

  • Must have a min 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English
  • Good knowledge of Word and Excel.  SAP - desirable
  • Limited experience required, training will be given
  • Knowledge of construction industry – desirable
  • Ability to demonstrate effective negotiation.
  • Enthusiastic and motivated, with the ability to maintain this attitude under pressure
  • Understanding of fair pricing and total cost.
  • Highly organised with the ability to effectively manage time and prioritise
  • High attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Ability to problem solve and propose quick decisions in a pressured environment.


How to apply:

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please email your CV and cover letter quoting REF: 585 To:


Closing date 20 June 2018


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