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Assistant Buyer

  • Location:

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Anna-Marie Warren

  • Contact email:

    AnnaWarren@1ststepsolutions.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    240488_1659605306

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    23/06/2023

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-03

  • Startdate:

    01/08/2022

  • Consultant:

    Anna-Marie Warren

Assistant Buyer
Hybrid working / 2 days on site
Guildford or Croydon


We are looking for an Assistant Buyer to join a Street Lighting team.

To be responsible for:
* Obtaining quotations
* The negotiation and placing of material purchase orders against operational requisitions
* Ensuring best value and high service levels are achieved

Skills/Qualifications:
* Previously experience within a Buying Department.
* Possess good time management skills and be comfortable working to deadlines.
* Work well within a team, but also be happy working individually.
* Be comfortable using all Microsoft applications and have robust IT literacy.
* Excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills.
* Good administration skills.
* Have good spoken and written communication skills.
* Have good organising skills.
* Have problem solving skills.
* Be able to work accurately, with good attention to detail.
* Excellent numeracy skills.