Assistant Buyer

Location - Head Office, Glasgow

Established in the 1980s, and with a steadily growing retail reputation/fan base for everything outdoors, Trespass – with its 250+ high street stores – needs little introduction. Be it camping, hiking, skiing or simply walking the dog – we’ve got you well-covered and best-equipped for your next adventure (whether that’s scaling a new summit or venturing to the farthest reaches of your local park).

Trespass are a prize winning outdoor clothing company with its headquarters based near the city centre of Glasgow.

Job Description

We are looking for an Assistant Buyer to join our team of 3 buyers reporting to the Buying Director.

You will be required to analyse sales and forecast demand, negotiate prices and terms with suppliers and maintain our buying/ purchasing system.

The ideal candidate will have experience within a similar role and must have the following skills to be considered:

Candidate Requirements:

  • Knowledge of production planning and logistics
  • Previous buying experience is desirable
  • Self-driven with a “can do” attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with all departments and corresponding management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of areas of responsibility
  • Experience using purchasing software
  • Confident with using Microsoft office programmes
  • Educated to degree level