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Assistant Buyer

  • Location

    Loughton, Essex

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    £25000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nana Boss

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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1st Step Solutions are currently working on behalf of a client who are looking to add an Assistant Buyer to their team in Loughton, Essex.

Our client are a multi-discipline construction company who work in the Refurbishment, Restoration, and Design Build Sectors. Due to sustained growth and a strong order book they are hoping to add an Assistant Buyer to work under the Procurement Manager.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Assist with Procurement of materials and plant on.
  • Preparing documents and agreements for material orders.
  • Scheduling of materials in accordance with the planning schedule.
  • Ensuring that materials ordered are the most cost effective for the business.
  • To work effectively as part of project teams and cross functional work teams to deliver excellent customer service.
  • You will have the opportunity to manage and improve supplier performance by identifying business needs and making recommendations for cost-effective solutions.
  • At least 1 years' exposure of materials procurement in Construction.

The following experience is essential:

  • IT literate
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Ability to work to budgets
  • Highly competent with planning and organisation
  • Highly competent in analysis and problem solving

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please call Kip.