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  • Location: Abingdon, OX12
  • Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits: 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays, free parking, free Tea & Coffee
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Contact: Georgia King
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01993 892526
  • Start Date: 2022-07-31
  • Expiry Date: 23 August 2022
  • Job Ref: J4255-2
We are thrilled to be working with a well-established construction company, who are on the lookout for a Trainee Materials Buyer to join their procurement team, based in Abingdon.

By joining this successful procurement team, you will receive a well-rounded training experience which will enable you to build your career within a reputable business.
As the Trainee Material Buyer, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Support the group procurement strategy and provide assistance to the procurement team.
  • Order materials and raise purchase orders for sites on a daily basis, including hire of plant and equipment for construction projects.
  • On a weekly basis review all projects plant/equipment hired.
  • Sets up Bulk Orders for each project to enable the project team to call off materials directly with the supply chain.
  • Procure materials to the specification and budget.
  • Receive, record, and resolve all material invoice queries from the Accounts Department. Raise discrepancies with the supply chain.
  • Be prepared to travel when required to construction sites, regional offices, and supplier premises.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about pursuing a career in procurement, be self-motivated with a proactive and flexible approach. You will need good attention to detail and be competent in Microsoft Office (Excel) and/or Google Suite
You will receive continuous 'on the job' training, also including the following:
  • CPD’s Continuous Personal Development plan, including supply chain workshops
  • Manufacturer and supplier visits
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card
  • CIPS course Level 4 (in year 3)
This role is offering a starting salary of between £21,000 and £23,000. The hours of work Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm.  Benefits include 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays and contributory pension.
For more information and to apply, get in touch with our Witney branch on 01993 892 526 or click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.
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