ASSISTANT BUYER - Materials

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Redhill
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join the UKs leading specialist in their field of choice. There work spans many sectors including,  commercial, leisure, health care, industrial, aviation, residential and stadia developments.
The main part of this role is to assist the senior buyer in working with the project teams, purchase materials to the companys exact business requirements and add value to the project, by maximising cost efficiency. 

To assist the senior buyer with and understand the operational scope of the project.
Assist with sending out enquiries for appropriate materials, collate and analyse quotations.
As required, place orders, ensuring they are clear, concise, correct and have a stated value.
Where possible, consolidate purchases of materials to achieve maximum economic benefit.
To assist with ensuring materials purchased are to the required specification, as stated on the drawings/schedules.
To ensure that all deliveries are planned and notified to the relevant project manager.
To ensure that any specific delivery requirements or restrictions are notified to the supplier and complied with.
To ensure where possible only suppliers with whom we have a commercial trading agreement are utilised.
To deal with any invoice queries in accordance with the company procedure.
To assist the senior buyer and commercial manager to fully understand the planned costs, verify the monthly costs posted to the project, forecast future expenditure and incorporate this information into the CVR reports.
To assist in continually monitoring the cost plan, ensuring that the best available rates are achieved for the company.
? To maintain regular dialogue with the project teams.
? Assist with compiling monthly material and plant reports

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