Purchasing Assistant- Construction Job No: VR/09502PA
Salary: £20,000.00 - £24,000.00 Location: Chatham Contract Type: Permanent
Posted: 07/04/2021

PW Construction are looking to speak with Buyers/Purchasing Assistants seeking a new role within the Construction industry.

Our client is seeking a Purchasing Assistant/Buyer to join them for a 12 month contract, covering maternity leave. It will be full time.

This role might suit an administrator or office manager who has been involved in buying/procurement responsibilities.

Daily responsibilities may include:

  • Providing prices for all materials included in project plans and drawings
  • Identifying potential suppliers and new products
  • Contacting a range of suppliers and sub‐contractors to obtain quotations
  • Agreeing delivery times
  • Keeping detailed records and maintaining well‐organised work schedules
  • Assessing the reliability of sub‐contractors and suppliers
  • Dealing effectively with challenges with suppliers and the flow of materials
  • Ensuring compliance with the safety, health and environment requirements of materials and services
  • Providing advice to the project estimator on the predicted cost of individual items
  • Liaising closely with the estimator at the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate project cost is provided
  • Preparing and maintaining cost reports in order to maximise efficiency within the business
  • Negotiating and agreeing the most favourable terms possible with suppliers once a contract has been secured

For more information please get in touch, or apply below!

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