Assistant Buyer

Assistant Buyer

Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chichester, West Sussex
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Reference: BBBH5160_1543915366
Contact Name: Dynamite Recruitment
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 04, 2018 09:22

Job Description

Assistant Buyer
Upto £25K P/A + Full Company Benefits!
Monday to Friday - Full Time Hours between 7.30am & 6pm

Please note: the company is relocating from Chichester to Fareham in early 2019!!

Dynamite Recruitment is recruiting for an Assistant Buyer to join a business who is developing a culture where every employee is tasked with competing against themselves, improving themselves and putting the customer at the centre of the organisation.


  • Work closely with and support the Head Buyer on all buying activities to achieve company strategy goals.
  • Ensure the correct range of products are available to the business with the best price.
  • Contribute to the preparation of monthly reports in line with central purchasing guidelines.
  • Manage on behalf of the business, effective supplier relationships in line with company procedures.
  • Proactively source suppliers and product domestically and internationally.
  • Negotiate effectively and fairly with suppliers to improve the company's profit whilst maintain a strong working relationship.
  • Ensure internal departments are made aware of any stock availability issues and changes to product.
  • Conduct price and range comparisons to ensure the company remains competitive.
  • Manage the cost, sale, margins and range of your assigned categories.
  • Attend and partake in trade shows.

The ideal Assistant Buyer:

  • 2-3 years buying experience is desirable although not essential.
  • Will require a good level of competence with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent in Maths and English at C level or above.
  • Will be a confident networker who can build strong working relationships.

To be considered for this exclusive role, please submit your CV then contact Amy West at Dynamite Recruitment on 02392455422

Key words: buyer, assistant buyer, suppliers, negotiating, purchasing, procurement, purchasing strategy, stock control, stock take

Dynamite Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.