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Buying Assistant - Food in Leeds

Job description

Are you interested in kickstarting a career in Buying?

Getting the details right can have a surprisingly big impact, as you'll soon realise when you join our team. In this incredibly fast moving and ever changing environment, you'll discover exactly how much the little things matter. From daily sales and profit reports, to admin support and marketing getting everything accurate is hugely important. And doing it as efficiently as possible will bring savings to our customers as well as to our business.

Your Role

You will assist the Buying Manager based in Northern Ireland in all areas, including sales tracking and analysis. It's important that you keep the admin up to date, including line listing, cost and retail changes and liaise with suppliers to ensure that they keep to deadlines and tasks. You will impute into decisions on ranges and promotions and answer and resolve store/supplier queries.

Other important tasks include raising and reconciling of internal and external invoices to the category and assisting the Buyer with competitor research and the day to day trading of your category.

About you

  • Excellent excel & analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Tenacious attitude and the ability to work well in a team
  • An interest in being a Buyer in the future!

If flexible working is important to you, then look no further! At Asda we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is based at the Regional office in Antrim store Northern Ireland with the opportunity to work from home some days. This role also requires regular travel to our Home office in Leeds

You will also get an excellent benefits package including;-

  • Discretionary company bonus
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.

We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.

Extra information

Type of Contract
Part-time jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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