Buying Assistant

Buying Assistant

Full Time

£19,000 - £23,000

Here at Xbite, we are a home for bespoke ecommerce expertise, an online retailer for thousands of online products, including homeware, video games, card and board games and we put the fun into what we do!

As this role requires liaison with international suppliers the working hours are ideally 07:00 - 15:30

The role of Buying Assistant will report to the Replenishment Manager of our In-House Brands team and will be required to manage all replenishment orders purchased by the buying team. The role requires an experienced purchasing administrator who can work quickly and efficiently as well as be confident in using their experience to make suggestions and improvements to the overall efficiency & accuracy of the administration function

What will you be doing?

  • Management of all the replenishment purchase orders, looking to make efficiencies where appropriate.

  • Ensuring all required documentation is received on time, is correct and stored appropriately. Ensuring that any issues are promptly resolved.

  • Liaising with suppliers and internal teams regarding orders.

  • Responding to purchase order queries raised by the suppliers, or internal teams and resolving them efficiently.

  • Updating our internal systems to reflect any purchase order changes.

  • As the team grows, this role will be responsible for leading a small team

Who will you be?

  • Buying administration experience.

  • Ideally experience of administering the importation of goods from Asia.

  • In depth knowledge of the required paperwork and its contents when importing goods.

  • Excellent administrative skills, in particular the use of excel or equivalent

  • Strong attention to detail, organisational and time management skills

  • Ability to tight deadlines and still delivery thorough results

  • Ability to think outside of the box in a problem solving aspect

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What we can offer you

We are proud of the support and benefits we offer to our teams and in addition to a competitive salary, we have staff discounts, onsite parking, Employee Assistance Programme, company events to name but a few. You can find more details on our Xbite company website.


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