Location: Woolpit, Suffolk

Details: Full Time, Monday-Friday 08:00 – 17:30

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

We are looking for a reliable Buyer to join our busy buying department.

This position is vital to the team to assist with the smooth running of daily operations, reporting directly to the Senior Buyer.


  • Build and maintain good working relationships with new and existing suppliers.
  • Negotiate with multiple suppliers to maximise cost saving, quality, and service.
  • Engage with the business to identify requirements, create purchase requests, and seek approvals as appropriate.
  • Work with internal teams to ensure supplier deliveries are in line with company procedures.
  • Prepare procurement reports as required.
  • The process of importing products.
  • Depot inventory of products and ensuring stock levels are adequately maintained by placing orders accordingly.
  • Assist with internal/external communications and meetings.
  • Develop strong relationships with depots by regular communication and depot visits to assess stock, including assisting with depot stock takes across the company where required.
  • Train new starters within the team once a good understanding of the processes has been achieved.
  • Forecast system.
  • Be flexible and adapt to the business needs.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience in a procurement role, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Strong understanding of procurement processes and procedures.
  • Able to effectively manage internal and external relationships.
  • Experience using forecast systems.
  • Highly numerate with a problem-solving mindset.
  • Well organised, self-motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • Able to influence at all levels, both internal and external.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS-Office including Excel.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good sense of humour.


  • Competitive salary
  • A fantastic benefits scheme including shopping discounts, healthcare and experience perks
  • Training opportunities
  • Holiday increasing with service
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Car benefit scheme


To apply for this role please email your CV to hrinternal@preconproducts.co.uk

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