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Buyer/Assistant Buyer

Job Description

Spectrum Recruitment are pleased to be recruiting a buyer for a well established construction business based in Flitwick for this immediate start.

The successful candidate will be working within the busy purchasing dept, involved with all aspects of the supply chain:

  • All direct materials and services to support both factory manufacture and supporting construction site team activities.

  • All indirect purchasing for the business activities from e.g., plant and machinery, telecoms, IT, utilities, logistics, capex purchasing and fixed assets etc

Preferable, whilst not critical:

Purchasing and / or supply chain knowledge, working for manufacturing and / or construction sites. Knowledge of materials and suppliers covering joinery production & wood working industries, fixings and fittings, shop fitting, commercial and residential fit out works, building and construction.

Currently working within a purchasing, supply chain environment, liaising with various external dept team members including working closely with the supply chain and establishing close working partnerships. Placing purchasing orders via a procurement format IT system.

This is a central role within the dept liaising closely with both the buying team and the various internal depts within the business and will be classified as a developing role for the right candidate within a successful and expanding company. Progression will be encouraged and expected.

Our Client is looking for a flexible, proactive, self-motivated, conscientious person who is a team player, with very good general IT and presentation skills. The successful candidate will have proven numerical and analytical skills, a good communicator, adaptable and a quick learner. The role will include frequent working under own supervision and will require initiative skills and pro-active work methods to meet the quality of work required within deadlines set. The role represents the process link between specifier - buyer - supplier through to the end user and therefore success will rely on proven relationship building skills.

This role would either suit a Junior Buyer with more administrative support or an experienced Buyer for operational support within the team, to lead specific supply-based projects and attend design and production meetings and represent the buying team and wider supply chain which gives a wide salary banding of 25k to 35k+