Assistant Buyer

Division
Redrow Homes Thames Valley
Department
Commercial
Number of positions for this role
1
Location
Oxford
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.
  • In liaison with the Purchasing Manager, inform other departments of all relevant information regarding changes in materials, major price movements, delivery lead times and individual supply situations.
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager in maintaining the Purchasing internal computer information system for the Division, ensuring site access for materials is maintained.
  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.

Full job details can be found in the Job Description below.

Job Description
Job_Description_Assistant_Buyer_updated_November_2021.pdf
Closing Date
31/01/2022