Assistant Buyer (Retail Fit-Out)

Job Title: Assistant Buyer (Retail Fit-Out)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stone
Fit Out
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: 0
Start Date: 2018-03-04
Contact Name: David Marriott
Contact Email:
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

Assistant Buyer (Retail Fit-Out/Shopfitting)
Circa £28,000 p/a with annual pay review and package

My Client is an established Regional Contractor specialising in fit-out and refurbishment works within the Retail sector. Due to continued success, they are looking to grow their Operations Team in Stone with an Assistant Buyer. Working closely with the Senior Buyer and Directors candidates will be offered exceptional training and sector exposure to progress into a competent Materials Buyer.

Ideally candidates will possess a Joinery/Shopfitting background, however a general understanding of buying/purchasing within the Construction sector is essential. Working with both the Production Management and Technical Teams candidates will be responsible for:

Materials buying, undertaking reactive buying on smaller orders and assisting the Senior Buyers on larger orders.
Taking off
Placing orders
Liaising with Project Managers
Problem solving
Developing relationships with existing and new suppliers
Visiting sites to discuss procurement programs with Project Management

Successful candidates will possess:

+2 years experience in a Junior Buyer role in the Construction sector
High level of computer literacy
Strong communication and organisational skills
Experience of Sage 50 Purchase Order systems
Joinery/shopfitting experience (preferred)

For an immediate interview and start please apply today or contact me on 0121 237 3700 or 07825 614028.