Buying
MandM Direct
Hereford, GB
5d ago

The Role :

Are you looking for that next step up in your buying career? Due to our continued growth we have a new and exciting opportunity within our fast paced Buying department for the role of Buying Assistant.

Reporting directly to our Buyer for Sports & Outdoor, one of the main duties for this role will be to assist with the follow through of orders after purchase.

What's in it for you

  • Competitive salary, bonus scheme and pension
  • A great Company culture
  • Flexi-time
  • Your birthday off
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Generous staff discount
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • And tons more
  • Your day-to-day duties and responsibilities will include :

  • Following through the approval process of fit samples, lab dips, fabrics, prints, embroideries and components for each ordered style.
  • Managing the sample process and leading all supplier contact and relationships, ensuring relevant people and departments are informed on the sample status.
  • Supporting the administration of the Buyer and Assistant Buyer.
  • Accurately inputting orders researching data to provide accurate size breaks / colour analysis.
  • Setting up of critical path for each order with the relevant supplier.
  • Co-ordinating the samples on arrival, liaising with the operations and photography teams.
  • Labelling products and bar coding.
  • Checking fabric content and updating systems.
  • Creating data packs for Buyer.
  • Checking re-buy codes, ensuring we do not replicate.
  • Ensuring delivery of photo samples within photo-shoot deadlines.
  • About You :

    Interested? To be considered you will need the following skills and knowledge :

  • Methodical, Strong organisational and communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • The ability to handle a heavy workload within tight deadlines.
  • Strong commercial awareness and knowledge of the market place.
  • Analytical and numeracy skills.
  • Excellent verbal, and written skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Hours of work :

    9.00am 5.00pm, Monday Friday although this role can be flexible around core working hours.

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