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Graduate Buyer

Graduate Buyer
Our client is a family run organisation providing branded underwear and hosiery to the high street. They are looking for a junior buyer, with fashion related degree and experience, to join their friendly team based at their head office in the North West.

Graduates with a relevant work placement will be considered.

The role

  • To assist with sourcing and developing seasonal  ranges to maximise sales and profit
  • Liaise with internal teams regarding range development, product updates and goods in
  • Negotiate prices and lead times with suppliers
  • Raise and confirm purchase orders
  • Approval of factory packing methods, packing lists and shipments
  • Approval of product quality and chasing of test reports
  • Ensure customer guidelines are communicated to factories and adhered to
  • Work on product development to deliver all key trends for the season

The candidate

  • A relevant buying degree is essential
  • Product knowledge of textiles is highly advantageous
  • Previous experience in the FMCG sector, ideally gained within a wholesale business
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Highly organised
  • Team player
  • Willing and able to travel to the Far East at least twice a year, plus any other travel as required by the business

 Salary and benefits

  • Commensurate with experience
  • Global monthly bonus scheme
  • 21 days holiday + bank holidays

 

Graduate Buyer

Cheshire, UK
Permanent
Graduate
Commensurate with experience

Published on 11 Feb 2020