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Assistant Buyer

Posted 1 February by One Resource Recruitment Solutions Ended

A leading Engineering business with offices nationally, have a permanent opportunity due to an amalgamation of departments and growth within the team, a vacancy for an Assistant Buyer to commence with them in February.

The role will involve the following:

- Placing Purchase orders
- Reviewing Subcontract Orders and reports
- Vendor Assessments
- Supporting the delivery of subcontract and external plant activities within the business
- Reporting to the Buyer you will understand the importance of and support the ongoing development and maintenance of positive key relationships with key partners/suppliers
- You will effectively manage key interfaces with points of contact on projects and contracts
- Drive added value into the business through sound Procurement practices and negotiation
- You will need to completely familiar with the business activities and able to understand the needs of other departments

You will have experience in the following fields:

- Good communication and observational skills are essential
- Demonstration of previous purchasing experience is required
- Experience specifically in Rail/Civil Engineering environment would be beneficial but not essential
- The ability to think and act proactively
- Effective personal, co-ordinating and organising skills
- Well organised with an outgoing personality
- They must be able to work independently and prioritise job duties.
- Be Results focused
- GCSE Maths and English
- CIPS qualified or studying CIPS - or able to demonstrate experience

The role is offered with the following perks/benefits:
- A salary of 18k-22k
- Monday to Thursday 8am - 4.30pm, Friday 8am - 3.30pm
- 25 days holiday + statutory days
- Healthcare
- Pension scheme
- Child care vouchers

Required skills

  • Engineering
  • Plant Hire
  • Purchase Orders
  • Subcontracts

Reference: 34374320

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