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Assistant Buyer

Assistant Buyer

Posted 29 March by Glue Resourcing Easy Apply Featured Ended

The Role: Assistant Buyer

Location: Northamptonshire

Salary: Competitive

An outstanding new opening to be part of an inspirational business which delivers on every level. I say this as the role itself offers a scope of opportunity for development, a great open plan working environment working within a superb team.

My client is a local high spec housing developer employing approximately 50 staff delivering the ultimate customer experience when purchasing a new home.

They are exceptional in every way from how they look after their employees to the investment and opportunities created around outstanding talent.

The Person:

  • Must be ambitious, self-motivated, work well within a team & strive to complete tasks to a high standard to meet expectations.
  • Undertaking Material on site stock take & issuing reports.
  • Detailed analysis of waste management & providing monthly reports.
  • Good time management to work efficiently & prioritise work to meet deadlines accordingly.
  • An ability to form effective working relationships with staff, sub-contractors and with external consultants.
  • Demonstrate experience within the housing sector.
  • Experience in using COINS OA application.
  • Good understanding of MS Office applications.
  • Hold a current & valid UK driving licence.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Create purchase orders through COINS
  • Co-ordinating meetings with suppliers to maximise potential for cost savings, review specifications.
  • Review on a quarterly basis potential price increases & update house type BOQ’s
  • Providing cost effective solutions at planning stage for key materials to be used on the development.
  • Placing purchase orders ensuring for developments meet specifications requirements & compliance.
  • Reviewing budgets to ensure correct cost code allocation
  • Assist accounts to ensure all invoice queries are solved promptly.
  • Renewing group deals with key supplier to agree turnover & plot rebates.

Benefits :

  • Competitive basic annual salary
  • Car allowance
  • 23 days paid holiday
  • Competitive pension contribution
  • Private Healthcare

Required skills

  • Coins
  • Construction
  • Housing
  • Purchasing
  • Buyer

Reference: 34426124

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