Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
NJR Recruitment
Location
Oldham
Posted
03 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Buyer

£20,000 - £25,000

Oldham

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Buying Assistant or Assistant Buyer to join an Online Retailer who are experiencing rapid growth.

The role is key in ensuring we have the necessary stock to meet our 24-hour delivery promise to our customers, supplier responsibilities are met and issues are escalated quickly to the relevant department.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Managing suppliers and negotiating
  • Placing orders and scheduling incoming deliveries
  • Stock control and inventory management
  • Reporting on stock shortages and addressing any issues
  • Planning and co-ordinating dispatch
  • Collating management information
  • Contributing to a continuous improvement culture
  • Working closely with directors in co-ordinating various aspects of the business

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Role within a similar stock/inventory controller role
  • Knowledge of stock management principles
  • Literacy & numeracy skills
  • IT literate with strong skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint (advanced Excel would be preferable)
  • Excellent document production skills
  • High level of communication skills both written and verbal
  • Calm under pressure and capable of thinking in quickly changing scenarios
  • Outgoing, enthusiastic and goal focussed
  • Responsibility - ability to prioritise and escalate when necessary in the absence of direction
  • Customer-focused - attitude responsive and engaging, able to build relationships across a wide range of roles and team

Apply online or for further information please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialist consultants quoting reference number: NJR8926

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