Assistant Buyer

Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Reference: 631642
Job Published: February 10, 2020 17:31

Job Description

Assistant Buyer 
Hours: 8.30am & 5pm, Monday to Friday 
Salary: £24,000 - £32,000 P/A dependent on experience
Please note: the company is relocating from Chichester to Segensworth in early 2020!!
Dynamite Recruitment is recruiting for a 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. 
As the Assistant Buyer, you will:
  • Work closely with and support the Director of Purchasing and Global Sourcing Manager 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 Purchasing Assistant will:
  • Must have an understanding and knowledge of working in a Purchasing / Procurement / Buying role.
  • Must have experience of working in an FMCG or food & beverage industry.
  • Ideally have experience of working with duty free, import or export goods although this isn’t essential.
  • Be an excellent communicator and with the confidence to negotiate with suppliers.
  • Be PC literate and a team player.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your CV and then contact Amy at Dynamite Recruitment! 

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