Purchasing/Aftercare Assistant

Purchasing/Aftercare Assistant

Purchasing/Aftercare Assistant

We are currently looking for a Purchasing/Aftercare Assistant to assist our team in the London office.

The key responsibilities for the role are: 

  • Placing purchase orders with agreed suppliers
  • Liaising with Site Management on supplier requirements 
  • Negotiating prices with suppliers
  • Reporting to the Purchasing Manager
  • Processing of all plant and labour hire from requisitioning to off-hiring. 
  • Processing of all credit requests;
  • Liaising with all external vendors and internal customers to investigate queries in order to bring to a satisfactory resolution;
  • Providing monthly departmental reports for construction site expenditure;
  • Acting as the Aftercare Liaison Officer 
    • Oversee and manage the defects on our projects. 
    • Collate and monitor all defects reported 
    • Arrange and attend inspections to gain further understanding of defects
    • Working on any latent defects and resolve issues when required
    • Skills and experience 
  • Other tasks as required.

 

Skills and Experience 

  • Experienced user of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Positive attitude and self motivated
  • Experience in the construction industry is preferred but not essential
  • Experience in running a system of purchasing is advantageous
  • Excellent negotiation and networking skills 
  • Strong communication and IT skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication skills;
  • You must also be highly motivated and be confident working to tight deadlines and budgets
  • Must work well within a team

 

Bennett (Construction) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer

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