Category Assistant - Expiring soon!

Posted 18/06/2024 by Bowmay Consulting

OL16, Rochdale, Greater Manchester
£25,000 - £30,000/annum

Are you a creative, confident and personable Buyers Assistant looking for a new challenge?  How excited would you be purchasing Christmas products all year round? Can you start ASAP? 

Join a business who invest in their staff and the premises as a Category Assistant. 

You'll work a 37.5 hour week at their site in Rochdale; there can be flexibility with start and finish times. 

What You Get

  • A very competitive salary.
  • 23 days holiday increasing to 25, plus bank holidays.
  • Discounts from multiple retailers.
  • Life assurance.
  • Regular social events!

About You

  • You'll be experienced in retail supply chain from an administrative point and will currently have the title of Supply Chain Assistant, Buying Assistant, Category Assistant or similar. 
  • It's essential that you have strong MS Excel skills with the ability to monitor and update the critical path. 
  • You should be creative and have a vested interest in seasonal trends; you'll like to gather market intelligence and be aware of what competitors are doing. 

About The Job

  • You'll join as an Assistant Buyer who'll support the Category Buyer in day to day purchasing activities for your selected category. 
  • You will update the system with new products and monitor stock levels, produce regular reports and analysis, review the critical path and make sure that the pricing process is carried out accurately.
  • With your natural ability to build relationships, you'll enjoy attending meetings and trade shows in the UK and abroad.
  • There is lots of scope for personal development in this role.

About The Company

  • They import and export goods intended for the home and supply to several high-profile retailers as well as independent traders and wholesalers. 
  • They offer a friendly and fun work environment and like to invest back into the business and their people. 

They'd like to get someone on board ASAP; however, they don't mind waiting for the right person.  If you'd like to know more, please apply now or call Lucy.

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