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Trainee Buyer

  • Location

    Walsall, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Admin Secretarial & PA

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0821 per hour

  • Contact:

    Liam O'Connor

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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Trainee Buyer

The role of the Trainee Buyer is an excellent opportunity to grow and develop within the company and become a valued member of their dynamic procurement team for one the larger construction companies in the UK.

Reporting to the Buyer, they will be responsible for the procurement of materials and providing purchasing support to the rest of the team.

Key Responsibilities:

Buying Tasks
Liaise with the site teams to ensure best practice for the procurement of materials.
Procure goods and services to be delivered to construction sites nationwide.
Raise purchase orders.
Liaise with suppliers on a daily basis.

Administrative Responsibilities
Deal with any purchase order/invoice issues, following them through to resolution.
Administer material order documentation.
Carry out general administrative responsibilities within the department.
Implement, monitor and update procurement programme/schedule.

General Duties
Report and co-ordinate deliveries to site management teams.
Issue, record and manage tender enquiries and quotations for the Estimating
Provide support as necessary to the buyers where fluctuations in workload demand.

Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:
IT literate and proficient with Microsoft Office.
Experience of working within an office environment.
Experience of organising, planning and allocating work tasks.


As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
5% Company pension contribution.
Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary.
Single persons private medical cover.
Permanent Health Cover.

In accordance with the Equality Act 2010, if you require an alternative form of application please click the following link: Flexible Application Process - https://www.theecsgroup.co.uk/work/flexible-application-process