A regional contractor based in Plymouth, Devon are looking to procure a Trainee-Assistant Buyer to help support the Purchasing Manager in the procurement team. My client have a turnover of £6m-£8m with the plan to gradually grow year on year. Typical sectors covered are Education, Commercial and Small Residential, predominantly covering Devon and Cornwall, with a satellite office in Exeter.
Your key duties will include:
- Settle the deadlines
- Working on orders
- If appropriate, visit the site with other members of the Tender Team
- As necessary, issue enquires for material variations and chase quotations and obtain samples if required
- As necessary, progress the return of quotations
- Prepare and issue enquiries for materials
Training and support will be offered throughout and the successful candidate will shadow the Purchasing Manager in order to learn the systems used and the day to day process.
You will ideally have some construction experience and be computer savvy, especially on Microsoft Excel. Knowing how to prioritise your duties by level of relevancy and important is key.
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