Buyers Assistant - Home

The Factory Shop
12 Jul 2018
11 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Established in 1969, The original factory shop brings big brands at bargain prices to Britain's local high streets. We source "must buy" quality ranges at unbelievable prices, bringing out the bargain lover in everyone so we can satisfy our customers. With over 220 stores nationwide, we bring our customers big brands up to 70% off across multiple departments including fashion, beauty, home & more. High street cut price labels were how we started the business (with our first store in Keighley) and still form a part of our range today. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Home Buyers Assistant to join our Commercial team.

As the Buyer's Assistant you will support the Buyer to deliver the Company's sourcing strategy. Supporting in all aspects of the Buying process, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Accurately & efficiently creating sku's and raising purchase orders
  • Ordering price labels & communicating all requirements to suppliers to ensure products arrive correctly
  • Ensuring RRP (Recommended Retail Prices) are received in writing from all suppliers and are carefully filed & can be readily identified
  • Undertaking administration of direct Import purchases under the supervision of the Buyer
  • Completing costing sheets & spec sheets
  • Raising orders & paperwork to initiate correct payment method
  • Ordering price labels and checking sales contracts
  • Completing promotional spread sheets with product information
  • Ensuring all samples are requested and are with the Marketing department on time
  • Sense checking final copy detail with Buyer to ensure all sku's, images, wording and sell prices are correct

What we are looking for:

  • Experience working within a Commercial function
  • Passion to work within a FMCG
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Great Administration skills

Benefits of The Original Factory Shop:

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Colleague discount from your first day
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free life insurance

Please click Apply to start your application.

For more information about The Original Factory Shop, please go to our website at:

The Original Factory Shop is committed to equal opportunities and it welcomes applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements of the job.

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