Junior Buyer / Purchasing Assistant, product design company

Posted 3 February by I Love My Job Ltd

Highly organised and dedicated Junior Buyer / Purchasing Assistant is required for a fantastic, successful company who supplies fabulous products to retailers in the UK, US and worldwide.

The ideal candidate will have 1+years’ experience already working in a purchasing role, within a wholesale office and have experience purchasing products from China

This is a great role for someone looking to progress within a buying/purchasing career.

In this Junior Buyer/Purchasing Assistant position your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with product team providing most up to date costings from suppliers
  • Guiding product team to use most cost-effective supplier for each product/range
  • Ensuring all costing templates are correct and updated accordingly
  • Building good relationships with suppliers, ensuring best prices are achieved
  • Cross quoting and grouping products to find ways to reduces costs
  • Raising purchase orders with Far East and European suppliers
  • Liaising with the suppliers and feeding back with any updates to the team
  • Ensuring that the suppliers are working to relevant terms
  • Working closely with supply chain team ensuring key critical path dates are achieved
  • Keeping on top of daily administration to ensure a smooth running of all of the above

The right person for this Junior Buyer / Purchasing Assistant role will have:

  • 1+ years’ experience within buying or purchasing is essential
  • Must have experience purchasing products from China
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Experience of working in a busy, high pressured environment where you have shown an extra level of commitment
  • Be a natural born organiser with a professional attitude and mature approach
  • Have excellent administrative and advanced excel experience
  • Be proactive, a strong communicator and thrive on working to tight deadlines
  • Excellent spoken/written English, to business level

Please contact Lucy Earing for a chat about this fabulous Junior Buyer / Purchasing Assistant role.

Reference: 34390668

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