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Trainee Buyer

Job Title: Trainee Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91358
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: bjm.03544.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 18, 2013 17:38

Job Description

Due to on going growth and expansion this business is looking for DIY/Home Improvement Assistant Buyers to join their head office team. The individual will possess an understanding of buying and product development processes with an attitude which fits in with the pace and culture of this fast moving and growing business. Supporting the Buyers, your main responsibilities would be: * To analyse sales & predict future sales trends * To identify, source & drive new product development * Negotiate confidently with suppliers on any re-buys and new ranges. * Cross functional communication particularly with marketing in the planning of any activity You will need to be a confident and career hungry trainee or assistant who enjoys negotiating, building relations with suppliers and providing support to your buyers. A basic knowledge of DIY and Far East sourcing would advantageous, but isnt necessary. However experience in retail is essential. If this sounds like the perfect next role for you, please apply with an updated CV now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.