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Assistant Buyer (Construction)

  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Buyer
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 903555_1510853700
Job description

Key Attributes

Construction industry experience

A procurement or business administration related qualification (CIPS)

Good understanding of COINS and Excel

Able to work in a fast paced environment, dealing with suppliers and internal customers

The Company

Our client is a leading Civil Engineering and RC Frames company, working on some of London's most prestigious Commercial Build projects.

The Role

Reporting into the Buyer and Procurement Manager; you will be responsible for carrying out the timely, efficient purchasing and administration of material orders

Daily activities will include:
  • Converting requisitions into Purchase Orders efficiently and accurately.
  • Manage new and existing orders, maintaining data integrity on the COINS and other in-house system.
  • Calculate landed costs and compare pricing and product from multiple suppliers.
  • Producing ad hoc reports and gathering information as required for internal customers.
  • Monitoring current material specification templates, ensuring all hires comply with company requirements.
  • Ensure the Purchase Order Process is completed efficiently and accurately.