Buying Assistant

Job Title: Buying Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Peterborough
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-14 00:00:00
Reference: BA/KEY/1
Contact Name: Kate Yardley
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2019 17:06

Job Description

Buying Assistant
Monday to Friday
Based in Peterborough

We are looking to recruit a new member for a busy and thriving buying team wihtin the FMCG market.
Buying Assistant
£18,000 - £21,000
Generous holiday allowance
Life Assurance
Other perks - such as being cooked for!

Due to a promotion we are looking to recruit a Buying Assistant the right person will have to excellent with their time management as this team is very busy and have a varied work load.  

A typical day will involve invoicing, placing orders, stock control, arranging samples, tracking stock, KPI reporting, resolving problems or delayed stock, checking margins and making the sales team aware of product changes and swaps.  You will also help to train the sales teams on new products and give them further information to enable them to push sales forwards.  There is a number of teams across the UK who you will check in with regularly to ensure the Managers are clear on products and new suppliers.

We need to find the right person for this role ideally with an FMCG Purchasing or Buying experience but this is not essential however, you must be able to demonstrate strong organisational skills with an excellent telephone manner who isn't afraid of asking for a more suitable price!  Your attention to detail must be very accurate as you will be in a fast paced small team environment.  Good MS Office skills will give you the advantage.

Please get in touch or apply below, this role is offered on an immediate start so I will be shortlisting for this role this week.