Buying Assistant

Supply Chain & Logistics
Job Type:
Salary range:
£25,000 - £29, 999, £30,000 - £34, 999
Up to £35k
Start Date:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Job Ref:

Buying Assistant - Wholesale
Up to £35k DOE
Our client are currently looking for a new team member within their buying division. This is a very exciting time to join the business as they are growing rapidly year on year and the future prospects for the successful candidate are endless. The current team are vibrant and driven and they are looking for a likeminded person to join them with a view to learn and grow with the company.
Do you have experience within buying for a business who work within wholesale?
Are hungry, passionate and looking for a company that supports growth?
If so please apply today!
• Recordkeeping
• Researching trends and suppliers, analyse market trends and apply knowledge to make insightful buying decisions
• Build relationships with suppliers
• Arrange transport of goods and track orders to ensure timely delivery
• Negotiating – ensuring best prices for items and delivery in satisfactory time
• Develop an efficient and accurate system for monitoring all open purchase orders
• Discussing business needs with other buyers
• Monitoring shipments, deliveries, chasing suppliers to ensure timely receipt
Key Requirements:
• Microsoft Excel knowledge & experience
• Experience within buying for a wholesale business is essential
• Ability to travel
• Critical thinking
• Able to thrive in a high-stress and fast-paced environment
• Comprehensive Understanding of MS Excel MS Word and industry standard sales order software platforms
• Fluent in English
• Good networking skills
• Communicating clearly
• Good interpersonal skills
• Attention to detail
• Strong negotiating skills

We are an independent recruitment agency who are celebrating our 40th year of supporting local candidates find local opportunities. Based centrally in both Uxbridge & Windsor we offer permanent, temporary and contract recruitment services within Middlesex, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and the West London region.
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Contact Details:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Tel: 01895 520 700
Contact: siobhan

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