Junior Purchasing Assistant
Geoffrey Osborne Ltd
Reigate, Surrey, England
17d ago

Place of Work : Reigate Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract Hours : 37.5

Osborne is one of the leading construction businesses in the UK. As a family-owned business, we have the freedom and flexibility to take a different approach.

We focus on creating structures and spaces that provide an environment for people to thrive in and solutions for our customers that provide a better experience during the creation.

From rail to road, housing to healthcare, however large the project or contract, we know that it is always personal to the people who use it and those that are responsible for it.

We provide an inclusive environment which is aligned to our core values of Quality, Integrity, Openness, Caring and Progressive.

We value everyone as an individual and provide the opportunity to influence and change the way that we do things to ensure that we progress and evolve as a business.

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Junior Purchasing Assistant on an 8 month fixed term contract, to form part of the Purchasing team within our Property Services business and Communities division based at our Reigate offices.

This role reports into the Purchasing Supervisor and involves supporting the wider business in terms of ordering goods and services based on company demands.

You will also be involved with researching new vendors, placing orders, tracking deliveries, updating order records and assisting finance with assigning costs.

The focus within this role is to ensure purchases made meet requirements of operational teams and best value for the business.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an individual who has had exposure to Purchasing or Construction materials and is looking to develop there career within Purchasing and Supply Chain.

You will have excellent communication skills to forge relationships with internal and external suppliers / customers. Due to the nature of this role, a proficiency in MS Office is required and it would be an advantage to have experience of COINS or similar purchasing software.

Our BenefitsCompetitive Salary and Company Car (dependent on position)Company Pension25 Days HolidayGift Day off for your BirthdayPrivate Health Insurance (after qualifying period dependent on level)Employee Assistance ProgrammeLife AssuranceChildcare VouchersTrade Discount Cards If this sounds a lot like you and your approach to your work is the same as ours, we would love to hear from you.

If we end up working together, we will give you a great environment to work in with real opportunities for you to shine, deliver great work and develop your career.

Due to the nature of the work that Osborne are involved in, additional criminal record checks maybe required to carry out particular roles.

This will be clarified during the interview process.

Our Benefits

  • Competitive Salary and Company Car (dependent on position)
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Gift Day off for your Birthday
  • Private Health Insurance (after qualifying period dependent on level)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Trade Discount Cards
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