Assistant Buyer


Company 

B&M Retail

Location 

Liverpool

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Job Requirements/Description

Due to our ever-continuing growth and demand for our products, we are looking for an Assistant Buyer in our Health and Beauty department.

This is a full-time and permanent, office-based position in our Support Centre in Speke, Liverpool L24.

As an Assistant Buyer you will play a key role in providing effective & efficient support in our Buying department. To be successful, it is essential that you can work at pace, have excellent administration skills and an eye for detail.

This is an ideal role for someone in a Buying Assistant position looking to step up to the next level and take ownership of team admin with scope for additional buying responsibilities and a great opportunity to get more involved with product, comp shops, range building etc.

The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Managing Critical Path - chasing samples and relevant paperwork, approval of pre-shipment images and Processing shipping documents with accuracy
  • Managing Product Set up and Order Placing - creating codes, updating product information, communicating to suppliers and Merch team.
  • Liaising with Far East suppliers
  • Photography and artworks - arranging samples pick up/ drop off with studio
  • Follow up from Supplier meetings and Range Reviews
  • Briefing Design teams - Create brief with buyers for own label products
  • Managing Internet - Manage Buyers Admin to ensure lines uploaded on internet
  • General data input

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Currently in a Buying Assistant or Assistant Buyer role looking for additional responsibilities and development.
  • Eye for detail and excellent organisational skills
  • Strong Excel experience is essential Computer literacy to include working knowledge of Microsoft systems, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Strong numerical skills and ability to analyse data
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

We also offer you a range of great benefits including discount in our stores, free parking for all colleagues in our Support Centre, colleague portal offering additional discount for retailers, hospitality & much more! Check out our full benefits on our Careers page!

If you are looking for a new challenge within an ambitious, growing business, apply online today!

B&M are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment for all colleagues.

Company 

B&M Retail

Location 

Liverpool

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

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