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Assistant Buyer

Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£22,000 to £25,000 per annum
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted05 October 2017

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Assistant Buyer job available in Uxbridge, London for a leading construction business.

Your new company
A leading construction company are recruiting an Assistant buyer to sit within their direct procurement team. This company, who are London based, offer construction services for high-profile projects worth millions of pounds, to small scale projects across the UK. They are a well-known organisation and offer development for a career within Procurement.

Your new role
As the Assistant buyer you will be responsible for purchasing all of the materials that the company needs to operate. This includes building materials, machinery, metals, cements etc. You will be liaising with the suppliers, sending out enquiries for materials and do the full analysis of the returned quotes. You will place the orders then follow through to ensure full delivery on time for major projects. If any suppliers are not performing as they should it will be your responsibility to chase this and rectify any issues. If there are any savings you can negotiate on behalf of the company then this will be encouraged. Cost savings can also be achieved in this role through sourcing brand new suppliers who can offer a competitive advantage to your supply chain.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role, you will have experience ideally within the construction sector and experience working within a direct procurement background. You will be highly organised and have strong communication skills to effectively liaise with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

What you'll get in return
In return you will gain invaluable experience within one of the leading UK construction businesses!

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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