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Assistant Buyer

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Brentwood, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35,000
Job description

I am seeking an Assistant Buyer to join a national house builder, and their commercial team based in Brentwood. As one of the companies Assistant Buyers you will be assisting the commercial and construction teams with all the procurement functions as they deliver small to medium sized housing schemes in the Essex area. You will take part in occasional site meetings and already be an  assistant buyer with relevant house builder experience.

It's important you have an understanding of procurement and building materials. Ideally you would have worked for a house builder or contractor.

Salary in the region of £30,000 - £35,000 (depending on experience) plus package.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide primary purchasing support for various housing construction projects, including all building materials, plant, site sundry items
  • Place orders for materials and plant 
  • Monitor all orders against a tender budget and assist the site QS in the preparation of the working budget
  • Place ad-hoc purchases, for construction sites 

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Must have experience within construction and procurement of building materials for either a house builder or contractor.


TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

TDM Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.