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Assistant Buyer - Homewares

Job Title: Assistant Buyer - Homewares
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91749
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.06012.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 06, 2013 11:23

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen with this fast-paced and exciting retailer for an [Assistant Buyer](/searches/assistant-buyer-jobs) to join the Homewares team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate of graduate calibre with retail Buying experience or a Buyer's Admin Assistant looking for a new challenge. Responsibilities will include: * Critical path management * Managing sample library * Chasing shipment and production samples. * Competitor and trend research * Liaising with suppliers and negotiating cost prices * Purchase order management * Maintaining stock file and product information You will: * Have previous retail buying experience ideally within Homewares although departments will be considered * Be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject * Be enthusiastic and self motivated * Be a team player * Be keen to have successful career in buying This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading retailer. If you want to be part of a fast-paced and dynamic head office team, apply 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.