Assistant Buyer

Location Andover
Discipline: Office Professionals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £26k - £28k (c)
Contact name: Samanth Ainslie

Contact email:
Job ref: REF: 6893
Published: 16 days ago
Expiry date: 31 December 2021

​​​We have a new role now available for an Assistant Buyer to join our long standing client, a reputable friendly firm based in Andover. Our client are looking to add to their Purchasing team by bringing on board a permanent Assistant who can play a supportive role to the Senior Buyer for all of the companies procurement and management of stock and pricing.

Some of the key duties will include:

  • Being responsible for supplier accounts and maintaining excellent working relationships with key counter parts

  • Place orders as necessary, liaising with relevant suppliers

  • Follow up on all open purchase orders

  • Liaise with Buyers to ensure significant stock is on order to meet demand

  • Support with forecasting and planning

  • Produce reports of all weekly activity

  • Communicate all product changes where applicable

  • Assist Senior team with preparation for trade shows and seminars

  • General administrative support to the Buying team

Key skills and experiences we are certainly looking for in our new Purchasing Assistant:

  • Competent MS Office skills (Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)

  • A proven track record of delivering effective communications in a previous role via email and/or phone

  • A team player

  • A planner, an organiser, someone who has excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work alone at times

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established Buying team, pivotal in the success of our client's business.

To apply for this full time permanent role, please contact Sam today to discuss.

Salary £c25k

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