Assistant Buyer

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Hampshire | Ref: BBBH26321


Assistant Buyer- Technology
£18,000-£20,000 + Benefits

I am supporting a leading distribution company based in Hampshire, who are looking to appoint an assistant buyer to the team. This position will suit a confident, driven and enthusiastic individual who a has ambition to grow and develop their skill set within a purchasing environment. My client is looking for someone who can work well under pressure in a fast-pace environment.
The role will see you supporting a team of buyers covering all aspects of the end-to-end buying process.
Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ad-hock administrative duties
  • Raise purchase orders and send out to suppliers
  • Maintain a clean and accurate database
  • Issue booking in slots
  • Resolve all warehouse delivery disputes
  • Liaise with sales team to ensure deadlines are hit
  • Forecasting responsibilities
  • Place orders while ensuring stock levels are maintained for selected vendors

Skills and experience required:

  • High-profile individual with experience working within administration, customer service, buying, supply chain or purchasing role
  • Confident, outgoing and ambitious individual
  • Ability/ experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Literacy, numerical and financial acumen
  • Good working knowledge of Excel with the ability to produce V-Lookups
  • Systems savvy with experience using ERP or similar system
  • SAP experience is highly desirable
  • Experience working for an electronic/ IT/ Technology distributor is highly desirable

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading and growing business who pride themselves on offering a fun and collaborative working environment and the opportunity to learn, development and forge a long and successful career.
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