Assistant Construction Buyer / Purchaser - Main Contractor - Cork

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Assistant Construction Buyer / Purchaser - Main Contractor - Cork

Location: Cork Salary: Negotiable

Assistant Construction Buyer / Purchaser - Main Contractor - Cork

Salary: Negotiable

The role is to assist the Purchasing Manager in the day-to-day operations of the purchasing department.


To learn the ropes and eventually take over the role, the prestige and rewards that it brings, within a defined period of approximately 2 years.


You will assist in the execution of all buying, sourcing materials, suppliers and plant management. 


The ideal person will be ambitious and ready to hit the ground running.


Solid IT and Admin Skills essential


Ideally from a Construction related background


The position will be office based Monday to Friday full time.



•             Assisting the purchasing manager in the day-to-day sourcing of new materials / hiring misc. plant / tools in line with current company operating procedures

•             Maintain the Approved Supplier List / Internal Plant registers, in conjunction with Purchasing Manager

•             Liaise with site staff and quantity surveyors on material and plant requirements

•             Assist the purchasing manager in setting up enquiries, quotation analysis

•             Checking queried invoices for accuracy against purchase orders

•             Documentation control within the department

•             Assist accounts department in the processing of invoices

•             Develop strong relationships across the company, working collaboratively with sites to ensure on time material deliveries

•             Be flexible to participate in other duties as required by the department



•             Ambitious & enthusiastic

•             Good communication skills – written & verbal.  Will be communicating with site personnel, suppliers and relevant internal departments

•             Some knowledge of construction materials

•             Work to maintain good relationships

•             Assist in resolving invoice issues with accounts department

•             Knowledge in Microsoft excel, word and outlook


To consistently deliver a recruitment service that's of an exceptional standard and guided by values of performance, trust, transparency and respect.
To work in partnership and thoroughly understand the needs and preferences of both our clients and candidates.
Collaborative, passionate, reliable and adaptable - we do not promise what we cannot deliver.