Assistant Product Buyer

Recruiter
Cream Soda Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role: Assistant Buyer
Position: Permanent/Full Time
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 Per annum

Due to expansion, Cream Soda Recruitment are seeking a tenacious and commercial Assistant Product Buyer with proven experience within FMCG and product categories.

We are looking for someone who has experience sourcing various product categories to work alongside the Senior buyer and product team.

This role requires someone to identify gaps in the market, improvements on current ranges, inventory control and forecasting experience. NPD is crucial to the business and the role will work closely with the NPD manager.

Our Client is a large and very successful FMCG importer with an extensive and impressive own-brand and licensed non-clothing product range. Categories include Household, Kitchen, Garden, Pets, DIY, Car Care, Personal Care, Stationary & Craft and more…

The ideal contender will be a hungry, driven, ambitious and experienced person.

This role is for someone who has had the above background and is now ready to take on a key role in the expansion and continued growth within the team and using their experience and expertise and work alongside the MD.

You'll have:

-Excellent relationship building & customer service skills

-An in-depth understanding of the import & supply chain

-Excellent negotiation skills

-Self-motivated and be highly organised

- Proven experience in a similar procurement role within a manufacturing business.

- Experience using, and familiarity with, modern MRP and ERP systems

The company offers an excellent working environment and an attractive package for the right candidate.

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