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Assistant Buyer

  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Mechanical & Electrical
  • Function: Buyer
  • Contact: Daniel Amesbury
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 04/10/2021
  • Expiry Date: 08 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 29112/001_1631091823

Assistant Buyer

M&E Sub contractor




Are you looking for a new assistant buyer opportunity working for a large tier one sub-contractor?

I am currently looking to speak with junior or assistant buyers who are open to new opportunities working for a large mechanical and electrical sub-contractor who are based in central London. This is a fantastic opportunity for a junior buyer to take the step up into an assistant or for an assistant buyer to join the business and be able to progress their career.

The client:

The client who I am currently representing is a market leading M&E sub-contractor who turned over £350M during the pandemic and who are forecast an even better year during 2022 with a full order book secured.

They are well known for successfully delivering large mechanical and electrical commercial project through the UK & they're currently looking to expand into the data centre and green energy sectors.

The successful candidate will be joining a market leader and will be able to gain experience over multiple different project and will be able to progress through the company.

The role:

You will be visiting suppliers and using initiative and industry knowledge to build on relationships. Key responsibilities will likely include;

  • Liaise with suppliers and maintain an approved supplier list

  • Ensure that a supplier evaluation and performance monitoring process is maintained, documented and reported

  • Understand delivery requirements for each project and ensure all materials are delivered on time

  • Request and evaluate supplier quotations from designated suppliers

  • Assist in pricing reviews

  • Resolve invoice disputes

  • Liaise with project teams on materials needed

  • Prepare information required for the management review process

If you are interested in this position and you feel this is the right role for you then please send me your cv to and I will give you a call.