Overview

Branch: Worcester ~ Skills: Inventory, Stock Control ~ Education Levels: Vocational/Professional Qualification

Job Start Day: ASAP

I am currently working with one of the UK’s largest food importer and distributors and as a result of continuous growth they are now looking to appoint a Junior Buyer and Stock Controller.

You:

  • Responsible for maintaining and nurturing relationships with existing suppliers while seeking opportunities with new suppliers to enhance the business position across multiple buying categories.
  • Analyse data and spot trends
  • Following up new item leads for Buyers
  • Raising Purchase orders and inputting goods received on the ERP system
  • Working closely with the warehouse team on stock control across all categories
  • Carry out various daily administrative tasks as requested and deal with various forms of communication, including letters, emails, faxes, filing
  • Participate in and sometimes lead ad hoc projects as requested by the senior buying team

Attributes:

  • A proven track record as a Junior Buyer or established Assistant Buyer within food ideally, although some FMCG categories will be considered
  • Previous experience within a similar position would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational and numerical skills
  • Enthusiastic, positive and ambitious
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other MS applications
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment