JOB TITLE: Assistant Buyer


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Warrington
Job Reference : 9340AH Job Category : Purchasing and Procurement
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 08/02/2013
 
Salary & Benefits : competitive
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Job Title:Assistant Buyer Location:Warrington The Role Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an Assistant Buyer to help with the sourcing, development and delivery of a products for a soft furnishings, homeware and accessories retailer based in Warrington.


Job Description

Job Title:Assistant Buyer
Location:Warrington

The Role
Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an Assistant Buyer to help with the sourcing, development and delivery of a products for a soft furnishings, homeware and accessories retailer based in Warrington.
Main duties will include:
*Planning the sales/margin and stock budget
*Sourcing, selecting and negotiating with suppliers to obtain optimum product, prices and terms of contract
*Gathering, analysing and interpreting product, market and customer information in order to forecast future demand patterns
*Conducting range presentations to the Board, General Managers and overseas investors if required
*In conjunction with Merchandising, monitoring and controlling the range to ensure budgeted stock turn, margin and profit targets are achieved

The Candidate
You should have previous Buying Assistant experience ideally with soft furnishing, homeware or accessories for a retail brand. A degree, or equivalent, in a fashion/textiles/business related field is required as is product and fabric knowledge. You must be able to thrive in a hectic environment, and be creative and analytical.

The Company:
This is a large homeware retail organisation with a well-recognised brand which currently boasts stores nationwide. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, friendly team within the home furnishings retail sector.

Bluefire Consulting are an employment agency working on behalf of our client.

Reference: 9340AH


Job Keywords

purchasing procurement CIPS buyer "assistant buyer" "buyers assistant" retail textiles furnishings accessories homeware Warrington Cheshire "North West"



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Purchasing and Procurement recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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