Buying Assistant


Job Details


Head Office Willenhall

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

24/04/2018 11:00

Job Purpose

Job Purpose:

To provide a consistently high standard of administration support to the Buying team. Consistently maintaining professional communication at all levels, acting as an ambassador for the team. Working with autonomy & independently when required assisting with and being involved in key projects as and when required.

What will I be doing?

  • Allocation of supplier offers / queries with the appropriate Buyer/Senior Buyer
  • Creating and maintaining spreadsheets using Excel
  • Manage all correspondence received by the Buying Team
  • Dealing with issues / problems in a timely manner
  • Maintaining accurate supplier data ensuring accuracy
  • Data entry and maintenance as required
  • Supporting Buyers with the organisation of samples Placing orders for new product as per business needs
  • Handling of incoming calls and emails from suppliers and other departments.
  • Arrange and attend Supplier Meetings when required

What do I need?

Need to be:

  • Culture fit is non-negotiable – flexibility, fantastic communication skills and huge amounts of drive are a must, together with a natural style that role models our Values
  • Bias for action, strong work ethic, and desire to achieve excellence.
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • The ability to be comfortable with high volume workload and not be afraid to “roll up your sleeves”.
  • A strong solutions focus – being comfortable working in an environment which demands strong deliverables along with the ability to identify problems and drive appropriate solutions in a cost effective way.
  • Being an enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • Must be able to interface at all levels of the organisation.



Your place in our world

Senior Buyer
Buying Assistant