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Buying Assistant

Salary £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Location Loughborough, Leicestershire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00044802
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

I have a fantastic opportunity for a Buying Administrator to join a well established, family owned business based in Loughborough. You will be a key member of a team that prides themselves in offering excellent products, value for money and service across many product ranges and industries.
Our client has operations on a global scale, offering a great opportunity for career progression.

You will be responsible for:

* Supporting the Buying Manager & Head of Buying to ensure targets are achieved
* Creating purchase orders for new and existing products to send to suppliers
* Working with global operations on a daily basis via Skype and email
* Researching & analysing competitors
* Buy Box tracking and retail price management
* Building product specification forms including the creation of stock codes, long descriptions & carton shipping marks

As a successful candidate, you will have the following skills:

* Previous experience working in a purchasing department
* Highly organised & efficient
* Good time management
* Ability to work to tight deadlines
* Excellent attention to detail
* Team player
* Adaptable
* Self motivated / Can work on own initiative
* Good knowledge of MS Excel (Formula creation, Pivot tables, Vlookups)
* MS Word & Outlook

In return our client is offering:

* 17-20k annual salary depending on experience
* A great working environment
* Opportunities for further career progression once demonstrated capabilities in the current role

If you feel you have the skills to join this great expanding business, please apply ASAP as we will be holding interviews next week.

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