Assistant Buyer

Assistant Buyer

£ Neg – depending on experience + bonus

Full Time - 39.5hrs pw 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Buyer to join our expanding team responsible for purchasing a wide range of fast-moving automotive components from national and international suppliers.

This is an exciting and challenging role with the objective being to source and purchase quality automotive parts at a cost that enables the company to maintain its competitive advantage and excellent service levels.

This is a full time, permanent position within a highly successful Company.

Working in a small team under the guidance of a Lead Buyer, you will be expected to;
> Take ownership of a portfolio of suppliers and optimise our trading advantages for these parts.
> Control a weekly re-ordering system ensuring maintenance of stock levels in line with changing demand
> Manage and build on new and existing supplier relationships to ensure best-pricing
> Work with our internal quality and engineering team to ensure correct quality of parts
> Identify and communicate internally new-to-market products & competitor activity.

Skills required;
> Experience of working in a similar purchasing environment would be beneficial
> Flexibility and problem solving
> Enthusiasm and assuredness
> Ability to communicate across all levels of the business
> Keen attention to detail
> Excellent organisational and analytical skills
> Professional attitude and manner

If you If you are interested in the role, and think you have the skills required, then please apply in writing, clearly detailing your relevant experience and salary expectation, to:

Applications in writing please to:
Paula Hook, Personnel Manager
BORDER HOLDINGS (UK) LTD
The Grove, Craven Arms, 
Shropshire, SY7 8DA

Or email C.V. and covering letter to [email protected]