An established and successful homeware supplier in Manchester have a vacancy for an Buying Assistant
Your new company
An established and successful homeware supplier in Manchester have a vacancy for an Buying Assistant who is driven and self-motivated to join their head office team.
Your new role
You will be responsible for ensuring the product makes it to the customer's warehouse. You will be producing and checking essential shipping documentation required by customers and suppliers and updating and maintaining accurate shipping information on their database. You will raise Purchase Orders and issue Sales Orders for customers, prepare all relevant shipment authorisation forms for domestic stock sign off. You will also ensure the correct information about barcodes and pack sizes is provided to customers and ensure that your products meet the customer's requirements for labelling and delivery guidelines. On a daily basis you will check containers against booking dates. You will assist customers via telephone and email, dealing with enquiries relating to orders, shipments and deliveries, providing excellent customer service at all times.
What you'll need to succeed
You should have some demonstrable experience in a support role within shipping or importing and have an understanding of import/export documentation and procedures. You should have a calm and proactive approach to work and be able to work in a fast-paced, busy head office environment.
What you'll get in return
You will be part of a friendly team and you will be joining a successful and continually growing company who are leaders in the product they produce. In return for your work you will receive a competitive salary up to £18,000, depending on experience . Their offices are located close to public-transport links and they also have free onsite parking.
What you need to do now
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