Assistant Buyer in South Yorkshire

Assistant Buyer in South Yorkshire

Location: South Yorkshire

Salary: £24,000.00 per year

Recruiter: WhatJobs

Date Advertised: 2021-07-22

Assistant Buyer

West Yorkshire

£24,000 - £28,000 plus benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK are recruiting an Assistant Buyer position for an established FMCG business based in the West Yorkshire area. This business has gone through an exciting period of change and growth; and this is an exciting opportunity for someone to step into this position. You will provide essential support to the Senior Buyer by taking responsibility for orders, forecasts, some cost negotiation, and supplier management. This position will ideally suit someone with some experience in a similar role, i.e., a buying placement within an FMCG environment. This role will involve high volume and large SKU's, so a real go-getter is essential! You will be joining a dynamic team within a leading business that can offer further learning and development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

Taking responsibility for Purchasing admin tasks
Competitor analysis
Looking at order forecasts, signing off PO's and supporting the Buyer
Helping to build commercial ranges
Working with large volumes and high SKU count

Required Skills & Experience

Some experience in a similar role or an interest in / understanding of buying is essential
Experience within FMCG or Retail would be advantageous
Highly organized and able to prioritise workload
Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
Product driven
Highly commercial
Hardworking, enthusiastic and eager to learn
Confident and outgoing, able to forge strong working relationships


£24,000 - £28,000 depending on experience, plus benefits,

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