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DATE ADDED: Sun 01/12/2019

Assistant Buyer

New Town Row, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Assistant Buyer

We are recruiting for an Assistant Buyer to join our manufacturing client in Birmingham area. The ideal candidate will support the existing team help manage a large portfolio of clients. As an Assistant Buyer the ideal candidate should be working towards CIPS qualifications.

Role of a Assistant Buyer:
Experience of working alongside a buyer or buying team to deliver category success
Analytical and numerically minded
Attention to detail
Strong communication & influencing skills
Work in line with company procedures
PC Literate
Self – Motivated

Salary: £25,000 per annum
Working Hours: Monday- Friday 9am-5pm
Location: Birmingham
Duration: Permanent

As an Assistant Buyer you will need to have/be:
Support the buying team
Arranging and dealing with product samples
Capturing data & setting up new products accurately
Implementing cost saving opportunities
Resourcing products and obtaining quotes
Product Market research
Product testing & assessment
Placing purchase orders and chasing outstanding orders
Working closely with European & Far East Factories
Adhoc office duties
Working towards CIPS qualifications desirable

Benefits of working as an Assistant Buyer:
Competitive holiday allowance
Generous bonus package Advertised through Zoek 51d7255d53ec46e6853cdf95b1347f6e4