Assistant Buyer

  • Job Reference: 260822763-2
  • Date Posted: 8 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
  • Location: Bath, Somerset
  • Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus company benefits
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

A successful FMCG nutrients business who supply quality products to retail are recruiting for a commercial aware Assistant Buyer, the ideal candidate will have prior knowledge in the supplements, nutrients and super food sourcing sector, and will be responsible for developing the supplier base.
Commutable from: Bath, Bristol, Chippenham, Trowbridge, Yate, Keynsham
Salary: £ 25,000 p.a. - £ 35,000 p.a. plus a wealth of company benefits
Suitable for: Junior Buyer
The Role
The Assistant Buyer will be responsible for:
Liaise with international suppliers and freight forwarders, working alongside the technical team
Hold a broad understanding of the superfood and health food industry
Experience of import and export of sea, road and air freight
Hold a good working knowledge of customs clearance procedures and requirements
Possess a strong understanding of supply chain systems and procedures from supplier to consumer
Competent with stock control and working with ERP business systems
Be commercially aware with the ability to influence and negotiate
The Person
Be experience in sourcing supplements, vitamins or nutrients products
Hold a keen interest in the health & well-being market
ERP system usage experience would be advantageous
Reside in commutable distance from Bath
Able to communicate with professionals at all business levels
To apply for the role of Assistant Buyer, please forward an up to date CV to Rebecca Gibbs