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
Your birthday off
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.