Persimmon West Yorkshire are looking for an Trainee/Assistant Buyer to provide support to our Buying team. The successful applicant will be purchasing and managing materials for our 10 active sites, helping to ensure that costs are controlled and build programmes maintained. The Buying team have a key role within our Commercial Department in which you will assist our Buyer and a part time Assistant Buyer to schedule materials, raise orders, produce cost analyses and expedite deliveries.
GCSE/A Level or suitable qualifications are required and you will of course have an excellent level of computer literacy. Training in COINS Construction software will be provided. Experience of house building and proven buying experience in a multi-site environment would be advantageous.
The successful applicant will be a proactive and well organised, self motivated individual and possess good communication skills for this fast paced environment. We’re looking for a strong team player who will take on real responsibility within the Department and who is keen to progress their career with one of the UK’s leading house builders.
Competitive Rates of Pay
Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory background check e.g. employment history and criminal record check. These background checks are job specific to certain vacancies within Persimmon.
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