Posted a week ago by Trapeze Recruitment Services Ltd

Ashford, Kent

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced and tenacious buyer/purchaser to join a friendly and dynamic team. You will be dealing with the purchasing of all steel, material, fixings and consumables for the fabrication and site contract works.


  • Updating and maintaining various order and delivery systems.
  • Setting up jobs, ready for fabrication on the specialist software from material order files.
  • Working closely with contracts/projects team and office manager at other sites to cover all buying needs from raw materials to office sundries.
  • The role will also include administrative support for the Factory Process Control and UKCA compliance. 

Skills, Education and Experience required

  • Previous experience in Steel/Metalwork industry.
  • Excellent negotiating skills.
  • Strong IT skills with MS Office, especially Excel.
  • Attention to detail and technically minded.
  • Friendly but persuasive telephone manner.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work effectively.
  • Aptitude to learn and use specialist software, such as Epicor and Strumis.


  • Profit related bonus scheme
  • Benenden Health
  • Medicash
  • Company pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Company events

Only suitable candidates will be directly contacted about this position, and we will not store or process the data of candidates in any way unless consent has been obtained.

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