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Buying Assistant

Location: WITNEY, OXFORDSHIRE Salary: 22000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3206985
Are you looking for an administrative role within a buying team with excellent development potential?

I may have the perfect role for you!

My client are the world leading supplier of products to the bicycle and motorcycle industry and they are looking for a buying assistant to join their team in West Oxfordshire.

It is an administrative role with the potential for extensive progression and increase in responsibility within the buying team.

It is a permanent role paying around £22,000 per annum

General duties include:
• Provide daily support to the Product Category Manager (PCM) across categories.

• To assist the PCM with supplier management including organising the setup of suppliers, dealing with general supplier queries and managing supplier files.

• Action relevant paperwork for new lines, price changes and discontinuations in a timely and efficient manner ensuring all systems are maintained accurately.

• Take responsibility for all sample management including requesting product details and samples, cataloguing and tracking.

• Collate supplier quotations and samples and take responsibility for the set up and preparation of Product Review meetings ensuring correct product is displayed with relevant details.

• Work closely with the PCM to establish new product and prepare product design briefs to our internal designers and ultimately provide to our suppliers to develop.

• Assist with packaging briefs for the graphic design team establishing the most suitable packaging method and obtaining quotations.

• Provide Marketing with product information sheets, web copy and samples for photography.

• Monitor and report project progress through regular weekly communications and assist and undertake other tasks as defined necessary by the PCM.

• Some travel may be necessary to research relevant markets, attend industry trade shows and visit key customers.


If this role sounds of interest, please do get in touch – ella.swanwick@reedglobal.com – 01865 793 600


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