Norwich, UK

Trainee Buyer

Wed 27/09/2017

Company: That Recruit

Our client is the U.K and Irelands leading distributor of tools and hardware products to both the trade merchant and retail markets. They supply over 30,000 products from brand leading suppliers such as Stanley, Bahco, Irwin, DeWalt, Ryobi, Faithfull, Everbuild, ABUS, Duracell, Stabila, Hozelock, WD40, Henkel, Evostik and many more.

As a Trainee Buyer, your main duties will be using their auto buying & ordering systems, as well as their specials order system with the long term goal of supporting their power tool specialist. Communicating & working with suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers will also be a big part of this role.

This is a great opportunity for a team player to build a future career within a buying/purchasing environment. You must be a confident communicator & negotiator, with a flair for numbers, strong attention to detail & competent in both literacy & numeracy. An intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, as well as at least grades A-C in GCSE English & Maths is also required.

Previous experience and/or knowledge of hand & power tools is preferred, but not essential.

If you have an interest in buying and are looking for an opportunity to gain some experience in this field, then please submit your cv today and follow further instructions sent over by email.