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Graduate Buying Assistant

💼 Graduate Job

Manchester

🤑 £23K - £28K

AI generated summary

  • You must be ambitious, hold a 2:1 degree or above, with 6-12 months experience. Bring determination, strong communication skills, organisational abilities, assertiveness, and be local to Greater Manchester. Join us at Ultimate Products and excel in your career.
  • You will assist in developing quality products, analyze market trends, coordinate packaging requirements, liaise with offices and factories, and generate customer quotations timely and accurately.

Graduate Job

Business, Operations & Strategy, LogisticsManchester

Description

  • As a Buying Assistant, you will be working as part of a team to provide support to the Buying Directors in all aspects of the Buying process. The overall purpose of the buying department is to bring innovative and on trend retail products to market at the right price and the right quality. So if you enjoy being creative, working collaboratively and on a variety of tasks, then buying could be for you!

Requirements

  • Candidates must be ambitious, driven and enthusiastic, with an interest in pursuing a career in a leading international business. Application requirements:
  • A degree essential at 2:1 or above. All specialisms considered.
  • Minimum 6-12 months experience either full time or part time
  • The most important bit is your talent, determination and drive, bring that with you and we can provide you with the tools to succeed.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Assertive and confident with a proactive approach to work
  • Local to Greater Manchester

Education requirements

2:1 or higher
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy
Logistics

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the development of quality branded products for our retail customers.
  • Analysing consumer market trends and conducting effective product research.
  • Working alongside our Brand teams to coordinate product packaging requirements.
  • Liaising with our offices in the Far East and factories to organise product sample.
  • Produce customer specific quotations for the sales team accurately and on time.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Manchester

Salary

23000 - 28000 GBP

Benefits

We care about your progression:

  • Access to comprehensive structured training and a personal development plan to help you grow and reach your goals.
  • Scheduled meetings with your mentor to evaluate workload and track progress.
  • Ongoing salary reviews with increasing levels of responsibility as you further your career.
  • Free External Training Courses from Recognised Providers.
  • Secondment and Travel Opportunities.
  • Employee Save As You Earn share save scheme.
  • Option of a salary sacrifice pension contribution of up to 10% in addition to your standard pension contribution.

We invest in our people:

  • New £1.6M state of the art office in Oldham.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays after your first 12 months.
  • Wellness sessions.
  • 24-hour access to wellbeing support through our Employee Assistance Helpline.
  • 24/7 access to a doctor through video or phone consultation.
  • Community, Environmental and ESG committees, created to encourage positive change within the company and our wider community.
  • One full day paid to take part in charity work.
  • One of the North West’s Top 100 companies to work for.
  • High levels of employee satisfaction - Glassdoor rating of 4* and above.
  • Free minibus to and from the local tram stop.
  • Prayer room and prayer friendly working hours.
  • 3pm finishes on a Friday.
  • Company football team.

We celebrate in style:

  • Annual Summer and Christmas parties paid for by the company.
  • £250 towards a wedding cake.
  • Complimentary team lunches.
  • Colleague of the Year awards.
  • Christmas Retail Vouchers.
  • £250 retail credit when you buy your first home.