Construction Buyer (Materials) (Ref: 32408)

17 November 2021
Cardiff, Wales
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
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Abatec is looking for an Assistant Buyer to join an established Civil Engineering contractor who are based near Cardiff, South Wales.
Joining a small procurement team, this role will offer a challenge in an ever-evolving Civil Engineering market, which will expose you to purchasing core materials for construction delivery, placing £MM worth of yearly orders.
This role would suit someone who has some experience with construction materials, either from previous buying experience within the industry or those that have worked for building merchants.
As an Assistant Buyer you will:
  • Obtain best value material quotations from a range of suppliers at the best rate
  • Raising and placing accurate purchase orders
  • Communicate with Quantity Surveyors, Project Managers and Estimating teams with updated rates for purchased materials
  • Administer and arrange delivery
Our client requires an Assistant Buyer with:
  • Strong administration experience, ideally in a construction environment
  • Proactive attitude
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
  • Pension, healthcare, 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Rob Dyer on 01934 635025. The reference for this vacancy is 32408. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to
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