Assistant Buyer - Chesterfield

Competitive salary, company car & fuel card or car allowance + bonus + benefits

Due to continued success and business growth, we have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Buyer to join our dynamic Commercial team based at our Central regional head office in Chesterfield.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who has experience in assisting with the buying and management of materials for either a new homes developer, main contractor or builder merchant.

As our Assistant Buyer, you will provide assistance to the Chief Buyer in the scheduling, purchasing and management of materials for our outstanding developments.

Take a closer look at the perks and benefits of working for Avant Homes.

Key duties and requirements

  • Providing support to the commercial function ensuring effective compliance and control in relation to the buying of materials.
  • Assisting in the management of supply chain partners.
  • Ensuring that communication between all sites and suppliers is maintained to a high level.
  • Raising orders.
  • Ensuring that all material orders are scheduled, placed and delivered in a timely manner to enable and support the regional build programme.
  • Assisting in the stock taking of materials.
  • Assisting in the authorising and committing of expenditure.
  • Assisting in the preparation of cost analysis reports across our developments.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Assistant Buyer you will currently be working as a Trainee, Junior or Assistant Buyer for a housebuilder, main contractor or builder merchant.

Experience of the COINS ERP system is highly desirable yet not essential.

To be considered for this role you must also possess;

  • Knowledge of the procurement of materials
  • A full UK driving licence 
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Experience of COINS – highly desirable
  • A good level of commercial awareness
  • Ability to work under own initiative and manage time effectively
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing requirements
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

In return for your hard work, you can expect to receive a competitive salary along with a wide range of Avant benefits.

Avant Homes

The team at Avant Homes receive a high volume of applications for each role. If you have not heard back from us within 14 days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.