Purchasing Assistant

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fareham
Reference: 1029033
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Job Published: May 26, 2021 09:32

Job Description

Dynamite Recruitment is recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant to join a business that 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.

Bonded Goods

Hours: 8.30am & 5pm, Monday to Friday
This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with experience in Purchasing or Buying in the Bonded Goods sector!
As the Purchasing Assistant, 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 is available to the business at the best price.
  • Manage on behalf of the business, effective supplier relationships in line with company procedures.
  • Proactively source suppliers and products 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 the 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 a proven background in Purchasing or Buying in the Bonded Goods sector
  • Ideally, have experience working in the 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 exclusive opportunity, please submit your CV and then call Jess Martin at Dynamite Recruitment!!