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Assistant Buyer - Roofing & Cladding Specialist

Job Title: Assistant Buyer - Roofing & Cladding Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, England
Industry:
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Package
REF: AssB25022020_1582642948
Contact Name: Oliver Brittain
Contact Email: Oliver.Brittain@danielowen.co.uk
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Assistant Buyer

Job Type: Permanent

Sector: Roofing & Cladding specialist

Salary: £20k-£25k + Package

Location: Essex

Job Description

My client currently has an opening for an Assistant Buyer who has previous buying experience for a contractor within the construction industry. My client is a well-known specialist in fully supported hard metal roofing, Facades and Cladding systems for all types of projects with a wealth of expertise in both the commercial and residential sectors, based in Essex.

They currently have an opening for an Assistant Buyer with previous buying experience for a contractor within the construction industry. The successful candidate will be trained and guided through several processes such as ordering materials before commencement on-site, Negotiating with suppliers, Arranging deliveries, Liaising with management regarding delivery dates and site requirements, Building relationships with suppliers.

My client is offering a competitive salary as well as a great scope for progression and career development within the company while being trained and coached by their experienced Buyer within the Commercial Team.

Responsibilities

  • Ordering materials before commencement on-site
  • Negotiating with suppliers
  • Arranging deliveries
  • Recording orders; failed deliveries and call off on spreadsheets
  • Liaising with management regarding delivery dates and site requirements
  • Building relationships with suppliers
  • Chasing late deliveries
  • Reconciling invoices

Requirements:

  • Good Excel/Microsoft Word experience
  • Confident
  • Good phone manner
  • Looking to grow within the company for long term career
  • Good organisation skills
  • 1-2 years of construction buying experience

This role is offering the opportunity for the right person to progress their career in Buying and establish themselves within a high-growth subcontractor that is known for excellence across London and Essex.

If you feel your previous experience would suit the role and you are ready for the next step in your career, please apply directly or contact Ollie Brittain on 020 7248 0000 to discuss the role in more detail.

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Tags: Assistant Buyer, cladding and facades, Metal roofing specialist, Buyer