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Assistant Buyer

  • £25,000 - £40,000 Per Annum
  • Civil Engineering
  • Bedfordshire

Assistant Buyer

About the Company

Our client is a dynamic and progressive privately-owned RC frame, groundworks and rail civil engineering contractor who take great pride in their loyal client base from building long-lasting relationships. These relationships are strengthened through their delivery of works on plan to a high-level of quality. This dedication to building long-term partnerships with clients and supply chains is based on continual performance, reliability and client satisfaction.

Based from their new head office in Bedfordshire, they can service all of their site needs to provide the workforce with all the support they require. This is through a targeted investment back into the business futureproofing the company to continue this success for the future.

About the Opportunity

Based from our client’s head office on the outskirts of London in Luton, Bedfordshire, as an assistant buyer you will be tasked with assisting the team in the purchasing department that comprises a variety of plant machinery, materials etc servicing multiple projects in and around London. The successful professional will have a level of autonomy whilst reporting to the directors of the business and will be responsible for overseeing the procurement and management of all the materials and plant within the business (from small tools to large plant).

About the Benefits and Rewards

The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to this industry, similar roles and experience on related projects. This company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary of around £25,000 – £40,000 depending upon experience. The package may also include various benefits relating to travel fees/fuel card, Company Laptop, Company Phone etc.

About the Requirements

Assistant buyer – Construction professionals will ideally have gained experience working for either a Groundwork or Civil Engineering sub-contractor in this or a similar role and preferably individuals will be able to show stability in previous roles. This opportunity requires extensive previous experience within a buying role whilst working with a rival contractor. Suitable professionals will also be based in or around the South East to have an existing knowledge of the current rates and operations in this area as well as making the commute to the office realistic and sustainable. In addition to the day-to-day processes, our client is looking for a highly motivated individual who can hit the ground running dealing with various tasks on a daily basis with the variety of people involved. This role is crucial to the daily operations of the business so the right person must be brought on board.