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Trainee Buyer - Non Fashion

Job Title: Trainee Buyer - Non Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Dependent on Experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92513
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.79903.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 26, 2013 10:42

Job Description

This successful multi-product retailer has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Buyer to join their hardgoods/non fashion team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an existing Assistant Buyer looking for a new challenge or an experienced Buying Assistant/Trainee Buyer ready to take the next step in their career. You must have the following skills and experience: * Previous retail buying experience at Assistant Buyer or Buying Assistant level, preferably within hardgoods or non fashion product ranges. (Recent graduates with placement years will not be suitable for this level). * Critical path management and liaising with suppliers. * Assist the buyer with negotiating cost prices. * Excellent time-management skills and the ability to prioritise workloads. You will be: * Enthusiastic and self-motivated and willing to go the extra mile as and when business demands. * A team-player * High organised, with excellent attention to detail * Passionate about product * Ambitious professional who is keen to progress their career in buying. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and growing business. 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.