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Assistant Buyer, Perishables - Surrey - up to £30k

£28000 - £30000

Buying and Merchandising

South East




Job Description

Assistant Buyer, Perishables - Surrey - up to £30k

Our client is a leading online retailer with a fantastic product range based in Surrey. They are now seeking a Assistant Buyer, Perishables to join their team! This is a great opportunity to be a part of a fabulous brand with a great team which has an entrepreneurial culture and passion for its customers!

So what does this Assistant Buyer, Perishables role involve?

Responsible for managing the purchasing and negotiation of best prices for the range.
Liaising with suppliers and building relationships
Placing orders for and co-ordinating arrival of stock for mail order catalogues and promotions
Monitoring and dealing with quality issues with suppliers
Checking of delivery notes and ensuring any shortages are communicated to the suppliers as required
Assisting with the proofing of catalogues
Keep cost prices up to date

What experience will you need for this Assistant Buyer, Perishables role?

You must have retail buying experience within a perishable product category (e.g. food, plants) to be considered for this role.

The ability to work effectively within a team

Good Excel Skills

Good communication skills - working closely with Merchandising, Retail Operations, Logistics and external Suppliers

If you are an food or plant Assistant Buyer looking for a new challenge, please apply today!