Buying Assistant

19000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual
16 Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
I'm currently recruiting for a Buying Assistant to join a well established wholesaler in Blackpool.

My client, who have been trading for over 25 years and employs 100+ people, are seeking a Buying Assistant to join their team due to somebody retiring.


Liaising with Far East office and suppliers.
Sending out catalogues and price lists to potential customers and sending the details to the relevant rep.
Costing of new products onto Navision.
Raising customer orders and purchase orders.
Raising Pro-Forma Invoices.
Liaising With Licensors.
Making sure that all margin reports are approved and signed.
Dealing With Artwork for all products and liaising with design studio.
Liaising With Sales Team for new products.
Dealing With samples requests from customers and suppliers.
Substituting products for customers where the original product has been cancelled by searching the availability listing. Sending out revised confirmation to see if they will accept the substituted product.
Creating price labels and price lists.
Changing quantities on customer orders where pack sizes from the suppliers have been changed, sending out letters of confirmation of the change.
Helping out with showroom and at trade fairs.
Sending out samples to customers, checking they have arrived and then arranging collection of samples.
Help to decide what products are carried forward each season.
Liaising with the shipping department for up-to-date delivery details.
Help choosing products to produce under license.
Requesting and collating product test reports, instruction manuals and supplier audit reports.Hours:

This position is full time and permanent. The hours are standard Monday-Friday office hours and this role is a great opportunity to join a business where full training will be given.

If you have not received a response within a couple of weeks, then please assume that on this occasion, you have not been shortlisted. We will contact you if there are any other suitable roles. Thank you

Cordant People are an equal opportunities employer

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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