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We’re hiring for an Assistant Buyer

Role Purpose

Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of Purchasing Administrator/Assistant Buyer to support the managing director.  If you are looking for an exciting place to work and develop in your career, please take look at the Job Description below.

 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Reporting to the business directors – this role will require you t0:

• Analyse historical stock data to support with future buying
• Keep on top of stock levels and order with suppliers accordingly
• Be responsible for day to day purchasing
• Forecast orders
• Work in conjunction with the directors and suppliers in maintaining contracts and purchasing arrangements
• Liaise with the sales team
Report KPI’s to directors
Implement a purchasing procedure, and supplier agreements
• Communicate with international suppliers
• Control of implementing and adhering to environmental policies & FSC accreditation
Travel to various mills across the world

Experience and Skills Required

Experience in buying and purchasing
Strategic thinker
Numerical skills
Demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
Good team player
Can work on own initiative
Please email your applications through to gavin@thinktimber.co.uk