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Assistant Buyer (Full Time)

Timotay Playscapes are looking for an Assistant Buyer to join their award-winning team…

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge, where you can make a positive impact upon people’s lives through amazing outdoor spaces, and playgrounds then please read on…

Our company values ensure we respect one another and empower us to reach our potential. We are a customer-centric, and people-powered business who strive to deliver incredible outdoor spaces.

Timotay Group are one of UK’s leading school, nursery, SEND setting, and family attractions playground company’s, who deliver inspirational outdoor spaces that transform outdoor learning and outdoor play environments. We are no ordinary playground company.

We offer a fully managed service; from consultation, design through to in-house manufacture, installation, and after-care. With a clear aim to exceed our client’s expectations and deliver a premium playground or outdoor space experience time after time.

What we are looking for

Primarily, we are looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic, buying professional, to align with our company values, who has a desire to succeed and thrive within our operations team

You will be highly motivated, energetic, engaging, and be passionate about building relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.

 What you can expect

  • We challenge the ‘norm’ and work together to push boundaries and innovate.
  • Delight customers – it’s at the heart of all that we do.
  • We do what we say we will – our customers are our priority, and we identify and anticipate their needs.
  • Mediocre is not an option! We take responsibility to achieve results and create an environment that enables everyone to perform at their best.
  • We are committed to developing you and enable you to succeed in the role, so you must have the desire to want to grow and flourish within our business.

 About the Assistant Buyer Role

The successful applicant will become a key member of our operations team, working closely with our Project Managers, Production Manager, Site Teams and Operations Manager.

You will be responsible for sourcing material and services for our projects and ensure that stock forecasts are met and delivered.

Within this position, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing purchase orders and requisitions, liaising with suppliers, building relationships and ensuring the supplier is meeting the schedule, and the materials are ordered on time

You will be driven and detail-oriented in order to meet the needs of our project’s teams and manufacturing teams. It is an exciting and important role within our business.

Assistant Buyer Role Overview

  • Buying experience required
  • Experience of SAGE
  • Knowledge of construction industry
  • Commercial awareness
  • An enthusiastic can-do attitude
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Microsoft Office/Excel skills

 Assistant Buyer Role Benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme (introduced after a set period)
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Continuous training opportunities
  • Full Christmas shut down so that you can take time to relax and enjoy the festive period
  • 20 days plus 8 bank holidays (Christmas Shutdown included)

Please send your CV and Covering Letter explaining why you should be considered for this role.


 Job Types: Full Time, Permanent


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