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Assistant Buyer - FMCG (Wax Melts / Diffusers) (BB-689E9)

Found in: Talent UK

Job Description Develop new and improve existing items for the Group.Develop & build customer own label brands.Develop new categories for customer base through buying and sourcing.Sourcing suppliers which can fit within existing distribution channels.Source Product based on brief to fit into either price points, trends or existing programmes.Strengthen supply chain based on relationships, networks, price, availability and longevity.Working & reporting to the Senior Buyer to ensure optimum availability of stock.Identify new potential markets based on mid-long-term longevity.Develop, design and position products for identified channels.Handle key channel accounts for OEM projects.Liaise between purchasing, production and marketing.Brief artwork department with product design and usps.Need to conduct market research to provide brief for the text on the products.Procure technical support data for new products for quality assurance and health and safety.Oversee purchase invoices for componentsLiaising with internal and external sales personnel to provide detailed stock availability information.Willing to travel worldwide for visiting Trade Fairs and visiting factories to ensure compliance.Creating, raising and sending purchase orders to vendors using MRP system.Confirming with vendors receipt of purchase orders.Progressing outstanding purchase orders with vendors to ensure stock availability at all times and then updating arrival datesMaintenance of orders and data according to the buying systems set up in Navision. The Successful Applicant Currently working as a Buying Assistant / Assistant Buyer or similarUnderstanding & experience with Far East & Indian manufacturersExperience of MS Office to an intermediary levelCommercial awareness, negotiation of high-level contracts & creativityAn understanding of import/export processes and lead timesAbility to communicate to all levels of the businessAbility to thrive under pressureHands on approach What's on Offer £25K - £30K DOE Close to transport links Discount on Product Assistant Buyer - FMCG Assistant Buyer - FMCG Assistant Buyer - FMCG

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