Buying Assistant ( fashion / retail )

360 Resourcing
20 Sep 2016
18 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Buying Assistant ( fashion / retail ) Our client is a Global Leading company in the Fashion / Retail Sector. They are seeking a Buying Assistant ( fashion / retail ) to join their Merchandising team based in Langholm. Offering a competitive salary and Benefits Package, this is a Company that really appreciates their people and provides excellent career development opportunities. They are expanding their team and so they're seeking an enthusiastic Buying Assistant ( fashion / retail ) for a permanent position within the Company. You will assist in the management of the product procurement process from inception through to delivery to the distribution centre. The Buying Assistant ( fashion / retail ) will be responsible for the following; - Arrange initial capacity bookings and delivery scheduling with suppliers, and amend / update as process progresses. - Issue confirmation of order placements to suppliers, and arrange and issue official order paperwork. - Manage Letter of Credit & contract letter paperwork and currency requirements as necessary. - Liaise closely with Langco offices and suppliers on order progress, updating the status report / expected delivery file, to provide visibility of delivery performance. - Communication and provision of supply chain visibility through verbal communication, written reports and team meetings, as required with Production Manager. - Management of critical Path stages, ensuring that the system is kept up-to-date, exceptions are followed up and appropriate action is taken, to ensure delivery to schedule. - Provide assistance / holiday / illness cover for other Sourcing Co-ordinators as required. The Buying Assistant ( fashion / retail ) position would suit a recent graduate or someone looking for their first role in a Merchandising department. As a leading Company within Fashion Retail, my client is committed to developing their team in a supportive and opportunity-filled environment. This is a great opportunity for the right Buying Assistant ( fashion / retail ) to join a leading and ambitious company offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Please apply now for an immediate interview.

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