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Assistant Buyer

Location: STEVENAGE, HERTFORDSHIRE Salary: 20000 - 28000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 5 months ago Reference: 3366852
My client are a fast growing, innovative and creative company who design, manufacture & supply window displays to the biggest players in the retail industry. 

They are looking for a Buying Assistant to join their production office based in Hertfordshire.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to progress and develop their Procurement & Supply Chain career in a succesful and exciting company.

Duties include:

• To assist the Head of Procurement and the buying team with their daily administrative work which could include;
• UK, European and Far East sourcing
• Drafting quotations and raising purchase orders
• Compiling mood boards with sample materials & swatches
• Creating development PowerPoint Presentations
• Printing drawings
• Chasing suppliers for updates or delivery confirmation/POD’s
• Covering the phones for the department at all times
• Managing various log sheets ensuring they are kept up to date and accurate
• Creating & updating a directory of trade shows relevant to each category
• Liaise with production and colleagues to ensure that materials/products are available in the right quantity at the right time
• Maintaining positive relationships while negotiating specs, pricing, and deadlines

To be successful for this role:
• You’ll be well organised with a confident and outgoing personality and be able to think quickly on your feet
• You’ll need to be completely familiar with all aspects of Company products and methods of production and able to understand the needs of other departments
• You’ll need to have a resilient personality because the work is dynamic in nature and involves working to deadlines
• Must be computer literate (intermediate) Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook/MacMail and can use a MAC Book
• Commutable distance from Stevenage, Hertfordshire

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply online today or send your CV to

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