Buyer's Assistant / Assistant Buyer

  • Location
    Bingley, West Yorkshire
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Buying
  • Contract Type
  • Industry
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    18000 £ - 23000 £ / Year

Role: Buyer's Assistant/ Assistant Buyer

Location: Bingley

Hours: Monday- Thursday 9am-5pm (45mins lunch) Friday 9am-3.15pm

Salary: £18,000-£23,000 dependant on experience

Start date: ASAP

Benefits: Free on site parking, close access to train station

Do you possess excellent administration and organisational skills? Can you communicate confidently with multiple stakeholders? If so, we have an excellent opportunity to join a market leading and well-established organisation in Bingley.

The successful applicant will provide full administrative support to a busy buying office. The role will involve close working relationships with the sales department as well as regular communication with external suppliers. This position would suit applicants with experience working within a buying department.

Key duties:

  • Maintaining and managing relationships with existing suppliers

  • Assisting in the production costings for a range of products from all suppliers

  • Checking supplier costings are in line with initial quotes

  • Managing the overall product specification process to ensure the product provided meets customer requirements

  • Collating all new product information from suppliers to ensure that new products are reviewed and analysed for the possibility of presenting to the sales team

  • Working collaboratively with Sales, QA, Stock and Accounts departments on pricing, product specifications and supply issues building positive working relationships

  • Providing clear and accurate documentation of product costings and information for sales team, ensure information is kept available, accurate and up to date

  • Assisting buying team in presenting new products to the sales team and ensuring a robust samples process is executed

  • Carrying out any other administrative duties within the department when necessary

  • Managing individual workload through effective planning and organising of tasks to ensure all targets and deadlines are met and to ensure an effective and efficient service is delivered to all users

Skills and experience required

  • Previous Administrative experience - preferably within a buying department

  • Ability to communicate effectively with international suppliers and manage relationships

  • Good trend and brand awareness.

  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint experience is essential and experience using Photoshop would be a distinct advantage

  • Excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail

The successful applicant will benefit from free parking and modern office facilities. The location would suit applicants who live in Bingley, Keighley, Skipton, Bradford, Guiseley, Otley, Leeds or Halifax.

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