Buying Assistant – Cambridgeshire – £18,500 – £19,000 pa

Buying Assistant


£18,500- £19,000 – DOE

 Are you a confident and enthusiastic Buying Assistant looking for a new role?

Coulter Elite Resourcing are currently looking for a Buying Assistant to work with one of their market leading and clients.

If you are a passionate about starting a career in buying within a fast paced innovated environment we have the perfect role as a Buying Assistant.

Principle Responsibilities for the Buying Assistant:

  • Provide accurate, timely and thorough buyer and supplier support across the whole spectrum of product administration.
  • Use numeracy (excel) and text (Word) PC skills to work with your buyer and supplier to input product data accurately, check and cross check data supplied in numerous and different formats and use your initiative to deliver and pool the information on offer to enable the best presentation of data in the systems
  • Use in-house reporting and get to learn in-depth knowledge of both internal processes and external supply partner’s processes to maximise your workload time efficiencies.
  • Research and learn product information to check and monitor product information documents supplied via our supply partners and where needed improve and edit to be in line with our clients’ demanding levels of detail.
  • Ensure all data entry and product descriptions are accurate, spelt correctly, presented in the correct format and all numerical data is correct Liaising with customers and colleagues on the phone and in person.
  • Ensure all product samples/photography are requested and followed up to ensure sample/imagery are availability in a timely manner
  • Ensure all data entry and product descriptions are accurate, spelt correctly, presented in the correct format and all numerical data is correct.

Person specification for the Buying Assistant:

  • Strong analytical, process, planning and organisational skills
  • Able to react quickly to tasks and work under pressure while maintaining high standards in line with Company core values: – our team, our products, our suppliers, customers, and our attitude
  • Shoulder’s responsibility and takes ownership
  • Excellent numeracy and grammatical skills with a keen eye for detail   
  • Experienced in MS Office including Word and Excel
  • Strong administration skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated and team player
  • Be an effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be proactive and able to manage own time affectively
  • Have a positive attitude and a strong drive to achieve perfection

This is a full-time permanent Buying Assistant position, working 5 days a week Monday to Friday – 9am – 5.30pm plus company incentives.

If this Buying Assistant position sounds like you, then please forward your CV to Fraser Hendry at Coulter Elite Resourcing