Role: Purchasing Assistant
Location: Barnsley - S75
Salary: £21,000 - £24,000
First Choice recruitment are actively recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant to join their expanding client based in the Barnsley area on a Permanent basis.
The Purchasing 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.