Assistant Buyer

Division
Redrow Homes South Midlands
Department
Commercial
Number of positions for this role
1
Location
Northampton
Summary

The Purchasing Department is part of the Commercial function and is responsible for purchasing all materials used in the course of the business. The job holder will assist in the purchase of all materials to the company’s exact business requrements by collating and analysing order requirements and supplier information, and will provide administrative support for the Purchasing team.

Responsible for: No direct reports

Responsible to: Purchasing Manager

Key Responsibilities

Send out enquiries for appropriate materials, collate and analyse quotations.

As required, place orders with suitable suppliers for specified materials ensuring goods are delivered on the required date and purchased at the most competitive rates and within budget.

Ensure quality and performance of materials are in line with required standards.

Consolidate purchases of materials to achieve maximum economic benefit.

Chase deliveries from suppliers that are overdue or urgent.

Job Description
Job_Description_Assistant_Buyer_updated_November_2021.pdf
Closing Date
17/12/2021