Buying Assistant

Oldham, Greater Manchester
Salary is from £20,000 -£23,000 depending on experience
03 May 2017
31 May 2017
Contract Type

Import Agency based in the Oldham area seeking an experienced Buying Assistant for a full-time position. Willing to consider 4 days a week if suitable candidate prefers.  

Your new company 

Ningbo UK Ltd work with the UK’s largest retailers to develop kitchen and bathroom accessories and home furnishings programs. To support the growing business, we are currently looking for an experienced Buying Assistant to join our team.

Our offices are based in Hollinwood Business Centre, Failsworth. This is just of Junction 22 of the M60 which make it easy to travel to and from.

Your new role 

Joining the business as soon as possible, you will report to the Buying Director and be responsible for providing buying support to him. Responsibilities will include maintaining and updating the product development critical, ensuring all briefs are kept on track through daily communication with our Chinese suppliers and updating the Sales and Buying Director once a week on the information collected. In addition, you will be expected to assist with administrative functions to support the Buying Director and wider team as required

What you'll need to succeed 

In order to be successful in securing this position, you must be an experienced Buying Assistant familiar with spreadsheets and maintaining critical information databases. Experience working for a supplier is preferred, but this is not essential. You must be immediately available and seeking a full time position. Excellent communication skills and a high attention to detail are also essential within this role. 


8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 3pm Friday

However could be flexible for the right candidate to work 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Thursday

What you'll get in return 

In return, you will be paid a competitive annual salary and get the opportunity to work in a fast growing business, alongside a small team and experienced business owners.  

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Dan Margo.