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Buying Assistant

  • Location:

    Barnsley

  • Sector:

    Office

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £21000 to £24000

  • Contact:

    Ramandeep Moore

  • Contact email:

    ramandeepmoore@firstchoice-uk.com

  • Contact phone:

    01924 201155

  • Job ref:

    RMGPBACV

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-30

Role:                    Buying Assistant

Location:             Barnsley - S75

Duration:            Permanent

Salary:                 £21,000 - £24,000

First Choice recruitment are actively recruiting for a Buying Assistant to join their expanding client based in the Barnsley area on a Permanent basis.

The Buying Assistant will ideally have experience within the General Merchandise buying categories and will be pivotal in searching and sourcing for a wider product selection to their existing 3,000 product range.

As purchasing Assistant you will work alongside the Senior Buyer and main duties will include;

  • Provide procurement support for all products sources globally

  • Develop multiple Product ranges

  • Manage sample coordination

  • Work with Design team to create and develop packaging designs

  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing and new suppliers

  • Ensure efficient supply chain

  • Working with Marketing team to promote value deals

  • Identify market trends

  • Seeking new product opportunities

The Candidate will ideally have:

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to communicate well

  • Create and main key documents

  • Advanced Excel user confident with formulas, Vlookups, calculations etc.

  • Creative eye for product development

For more information, please apply online.