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Category Assistant

Wellingborough, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Category Assistant for our Head Office located in Wellingborough to support our Trading team.

Within this role you will be a pivotal part of the Trading team, liaising with customers and building strong working relationships with our suppliers.

Our Trading teams are extremely level headed, focused on deadlines, dealing with problems and taking everything in their stride.  As part of this team you can expect a fast paced role and great satisfaction in knowing that you have done a great job.

Role Responsibility

Working as part of a team to provide a full administrative support to your Category Manager and the wider team.  In this role you will build and maintain strong working relationships with all internal departments, external suppliers and customers, at all times striving to find the best ways of working and suggesting improvements where required.

You will need


  • Experience of using a PC with a thorough knowledge of Excel
  • Attention to detail and the tenacity to get things done
  • Strong administration skills
  • To be reliable, calm and focused
  • Excellent communication, time management and organisational skills
  • A willingness to learn new things

Whats in it for you

At Booker Group we offer excellent benefits that help make our business a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to;

A great holiday package

Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Save As You Earn Scheme

Give As You Earn Scheme

Free eye tests and subsidised eye care

A commitment to your career development

Discounted shopping in both Tesco and Booker stores

Deals&Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile and Tesco Bank

Deals&Discounts through many other external businesses

Free on-site parking

About The Company

Be part of something special. Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food&drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country.

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Chef Direct. Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*

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