Assistant Buyer

5 days left

Manchester, Greater Manchester
02 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Position: Assistant Buyer

Assistant Buyer to undertake procurement duties associated within the shopfitting industry.

Key Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Procuring materials and tool hire for site teams daily
  • Expediting materials when required focusing on delivery dates and business needs
  • Arranging waste removal from construction sites with accredited suppliers
  • Liaising with Contracts Managers, Goods In & Manufacturing to ensure business requirements are met including stock replenishment
  • Liaising with Warehouse Stores, Purchase Ledger and Suppliers where delivery / invoice discrepancies arise
  • Assisting the Purchasing Manager in reviewing purchasing agreements with suppliers and maintaining product price updates on Sage database.
  • Arranging permits with local councils and affiliated organisations for work authorisation and access passes.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience of working within a shopfitting buying environment would be an advantage but not essential
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft office products, internet and email are essential
  • Ability to build and manage good working relationships with both suppliers and internal customers
  • Confident in both written and verbal communication skills with emphasis on accuracy.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure whilst achieving tight deadlines

Salary is flexible commensurate with experience, applications with CV by clicking apply

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