Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
Cathedral Appointments Ltd
Location
Exeter
Posted
14 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Cathedral Appointments are currently seeking an Assistant Buyer, ideally with previous similar experience, to work at their busy Head Office. This exciting opportunity will be responsible for the sourcing and supply of specific products within the Purchasing Team, ensuring that stock is readily available.
Responsibilities:
* Responsible for the sourcing of company products, for distribution retail, commercial environments and one-off contracts.
* Contribute to the Purchasing Strategy and plan in line with objectives.
* Meet current suppliers and negotiate price and terms of contract.
* Sourcing new suppliers for future products
* Managing stock in line with sales trends.
* Complete relevant administrational duties, ensuring databases are maintained.
Requirements:
* Proven product sourcing with strong and tough negotiation skills.
* Be self-motivated with the ability to work on own initiative.
* An eye for detail with a high level of accuracy is essential.
* Previous experience in a buying role would be preferred
* Possess excellent interpersonal skills, both on the phone and in person.
* Be willing to travel with limited notice if required.
* Be IT literate, with good MS Office skills, particularly MS Excel.
* Hold a UK driving licence.
This is a great opportunity for an Assistant or Junior Buyer to join an organisation with an exciting and extensive portfolio of brands and products that are distributed globally. If you have the skills and experience stated as required above, then please apply today for more information.
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