Buying and Merchandising Administrator

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Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

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£19000 - £21000 per annum

Permanent

Buying and Merchandising Administrator

Port Talbot

Salary £19,000- £21,000 P/A

Global leader sportswear brand

Do you have a strong background in administration, across buying, merchandising and logistics and want to work for a global leader within the world of sportswear? My client designs market leading products as well as sponsoring some of the world's best athletes! This truly is an amazing opportunity with the chance to travel across continents when attending events and competitions abroad.

Hours of work are 37.5 hours per week, 5 out of 7 days. These hours will be worked between 12:00AM-11:59PM Monday to Sunday in a pattern that will be notified to you in advance. Some flexibility is required to cover business requirements. High workload, competition events, stock take, Peak trading times (Black Friday Nov/Dec).

General duties include:

  • Assist in forecasting to plan future orders
  • Produce sales & stock reports
  • Create SKU'S and UPC's
  • Keep detailed records on procurement activity, materials quantity, specifications etc
  • Shipping/ delivery process post Brexit
  • Maintain relationships and negotiate with suppliers
  • Finalise purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
  • Collaborate with other managers to determine supply needs
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Purchase supplies and materials according to specifications
  • Coordinate and supervise receiving and warehousing procedures
  • Oversee distribution of supplies in the organization
  • Control inventory levels and ensure availability of material during emergencies
  • Attend off-site pop-up sporting events

Requirements:

The ideal applicant will have the following experience, skills, and attributes

* An ambitious person willing to work independently and as part of a team

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Strong analytical ability and a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel required

* Candidates from the following backgrounds will be suitable; Buying Admin / Assistant, Merchandising Admin / Assistant, Import Merchandising and Shipping

In return: A unique opportunity to join a truly global brand which offers a vibrant inclusive work environment. Interviews available ASAP, reach out to Work Wales today to discuss.

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