Purchasing Assistant - FMCG

Recruiter
Xclusive Recruitment
Location
Leicester
Salary
From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum A quality environment
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company

Highly successful and very established business which prides itself on high quality products and

staff development.

Fast paced environment with demanding customers makes this at times a high pressure environment which will give you real exposure to the buying world and supply chain.

The business has a strong track record of innovation, consumer focus, passion excellence and dedication to the quality of the product. It has been at the forefront of a number of key developments in the category.

The company believes highly into investing into its team and will train and support you. Genuine promotional prospects are on the table.

The Role

As part of an enthusiastic and talented buying team, the Purchasing assistant will be working with many of internal and external contacts and suppliers . This is a pivotal role within the company providing a high profile opportunity to prove yourself within the company.Working with internal and external IT systems and managing data to give up to the minute information.

?Working with production and other internal and external contacts.

?Be able to work under pressure and be very organised.

?You will need to have experience in a junior buyer or purchasing role. Cips qualification would be an advantage but this will be offered.

?Coordinate, evaluateand share learnings..

?Supplier management, review and audit.

?Keeping the business informed of competitor and other relevant developments.

The Applicant

An experienced Account Manager that has proven track record of selling food at HO level withinAsda is essential.

Proven track record of buying/.purchasing would be an advantage.

Someone that is highly organised and self motivated.

Used to working under pressure.

You will need to have a passion for buying and want a long term career move.

Someone that has negotiation skills.

Used to working in an office environment.