Trading Assistant (Buying)

Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd · Peterborough, UK


We have an exciting vacancy for a Trading Assistant within our fast paced buying team. Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd UK’s most exciting TV Home Shopping Channel. Do you want to join a broad team of professionals dedicated to creating a truly entertaining and fun shopping experience from the comfort of our customers own home.

Do you have the skills and expertise required to work in our fast paced, thriving business?

The Role…
This role ensures a smooth operation of the inventory process by completing the stock planning and supply activities to agreed standards and deadlines to support all channels to market. The role requires the candidate to determine the most appropriate distribution channel for merchandise; Proactively manage suppliers and work with distribution to ensure the smooth running of supply chain activities and the delivery of exceptional customer service.
The successful candidate will need to provide support to the buying department in the management of core processes, reports and analysis. We are looking for a candidate with strong analytical skills and a good knowledge of Excel. The candidate will be responsible for making sure orders are placed within supplier lead times to deliver required stock to support sales, availability and stock turn targets.

What you will receive in return…
• 20% staff discount
• Life Assurance Cover
• Westfield Health
• £18,000pa depending on experience.

Who we are looking for…

We are looking for a candidate with strong analytical skills, who has excellent attention to detail and accuracy. The candidate will also need to be able to work under pressure, ensuring prioritisation of their own workload to meet deadlines.

Does this sound like something you are interested in? We’d love to hear from you!