Assistant Buyer - London or Hemel Hempstead

Assistant Buyer - London or Hemel Hempstead London, England

Murphy Group
Full Time London, England 26321 - 34926 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Assistant Buyer - London or Hemel Hempstead

Recently recognised as number 1 Best Big Company in the UK to work in 2023 by Best Companies there really is no better time to join J. Murphy and Sons. Take a look at the role outline and if you think you fit the bill, and want to work within a team that rewards performance ,drives personal development and offers a great working environment and you have experince in buildings and construction we want to hear from you!

What you will be doing

  • Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.
  • Aiding the Procurement team and advising on purchasing policy, strategy and planning
  • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Contact suppliers to ensure meeting delivery schedules, to expedite and to alleviate potential supply shortages and or missed deliveries.
  • Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists.
  • Conduct regular review of supplier accreditation to ensure continued compliance.
  • Monitor status of requisitions, contracts, and orders.
  • Maintain and monitor Supplier performance evaluation.
  • Locate suppliers, using existing or sourcing new providers using the various media, internet trade catalogue etc.,
  • Review requisitions in order to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications.
  • Process approved requisitions, prepare invitation to bid and mail to supplier firms or distribute for public posting.
  • Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
  • Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to requisition originator.
  • Post order costs in computer accounting systems.
  • Monitor and evaluate Supplier / Order performance.

Who we are looking for

  • Buying experience within a construction/engineering or similar background
  • Literate and numerate with proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other office applications.

About Murphy

  • Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities.
  • Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support.
  • Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy’s inclusive culture.

What you’ll get in return

  • Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development.
  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service
  • Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review
  • Above market rate contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus
  • Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus
  • Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations
  • Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc

As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer we are proud to have signed up to #BantheBoxUK and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records.

If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence, and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, apply today.

Assistant Buyer - London or Hemel Hempstead
Murphy Group
London, United Kingdom
John Murphy
$500 million to $1 billion (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
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