Voted 38th Best Company to Work For in the UK, Lindum Group currently employs over 600 staff, based on our sites and in our offices in Lincoln, Peterborough and York. We provide a range of construction services from new build, refurbishment and maintenance projects to construction-related services such as plant hire, security, roofing and waste recycling.
We have an opportunity for an Assistant Buyer to join the team. This is the entry level way of joining the purchasing profession. On the job training will be provided, but ideally the candidate will have previous experience in construction and knowledge of construction materials.
Duties and responsibilities will include:
Working within the buying team, sourcing materials for Lindum Construction contracts
Negotiating and placing of official purchase orders to achieve optimum benefit for the ISO9001 accredited company
Ensure all purchase orders are placed in sufficient time, to enable materials to be delivered to site in line with the construction programme. Training will be given on the purchasing system
Actively promote the use of Group agreements.
Measuring , monitoring and reporting on project costs & market trends
Essential skills and attributes required are:
Experience in a construction background role
Construction Material knowledge
Demonstrate negotiation and communication skills.
Good level of numeracy
Be able to work well in teams
Ability to meet deadlines, by experience of managing multiple tasks.
Competent in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word
Full Driving Licence
The role is a full time position. Salary will be commensurate with experience, skill level and qualifications. Benefits include Group Personal Pension, profit related pay, employee share scheme and opportunities for further training and development.