Buyer's Assistant

Job Title: Buyer's Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Alexandria, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH9909_1647999672
Contact Name: Elise Armitage
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 23, 2022 12:41

Job Description

Buyer's Assistant - Homewares & Furniture

Our client is an innovative homewares wholesaler looking to recruit a Buyer's Assistant with a passion for Homewares & Furniture! You will be passionate and eager to join a team with a drive to succeed. They are seeking a candidate who is customer focussed, dynamic and able to communicate with all levels of stakeholder. The successful candidate will be conscientious, a great attention to detail is essential in this role!

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Senior Buyer with the End-to-End management of processes for all ranges, to help facilitate and meet agreed timelines and launch dates.
  • Liaise with respective suppliers on all core requirements, product details, samples, pricing issues.
  • Sample management - tracking and receiving samples.
  • Manage and follow up with suppliers to ensure they are meeting production timeline targets in line with our expected shipping ETD's.
  • Engage with relevant business stakeholders to co-ordinate the flow of product and information.
  • Administration support such as compiling factory quotations and competitor price checks.
  • Purchase order raising and amendments.
  • Assist Senior Buyer with range review implementation and preparation.
  • Assist in problem solving and product delivery/process issues.

This position requires an applicant with the following skills

  • Wholesale and/or retail industry experience is essential.
  • Experience in a Supply Chain Coordinator role or similar administration role within a buying/product team is preferred
  • Confident in reading and understanding budgets and margin calculations
  • Adept at liaising with overseas suppliers
  • Strong administration skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office - Outlook, Word, PowerPoint with high competency in Excel
  • Confident using software programs
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and other key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment

Please note, only those applicants with relevant industry experience will be contacted in relation to their application.

To apply click APPLY NOW and attach a Word resume and your application will be directed to Elise Armitage

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