Buying Assistant - Trading, Burton Upon Trent

Greene King
12 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

About the role:

  • Data focused, analytical role, with a high level of competency using excel
  • Primarily responsible for ensuring that pricing information is accurately received and inputted onto our various systems in a timely manner
  • Great attention to detail and a methodical approach are required, as is the ability to work within the Drinks category team and cross-functionally across Greene King Business Units (Central Database, Marketing, Supply Chain and Finance)
  • Burton office based with support and cover for all category buyers who may be travelling / working in trade

Key Responsibilities:

Price Maintenance

  • Implementation of price changes from suppliers of all drinks across the group
  • Maintenance of accurate price data on Aurora, EDI and standard costing systems
  • Communication of price changes in a timely manner
  • Management of retros built into transfer pricing
  • Processing of invoice queries and credit claims from suppliers
  • Managing price queries from all Finance Teams
  • Confirming details with suppliers once a price change has been implemented and ensuring they understand the workings of our supply chain
  • Management of HM Customs duty change implementations on an annual basis

New Product and Supplier Set-up

  • Responsibility for the system set-up of new drinks in all supply chains with Central Database
  • Maintenance of the Liquor Product Workflow system used to communicate new product information across the business
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure deadlines are met
  • Liaising with Marketing around new menu launches and product promotions to ensure smooth transitions

Data provision

  • Producing supplier volume reports on an accurate and timely basis
  • Price analysis reporting
  • Pricing System development

About you:

  • A self-motivated individual who is able to maintain pace and accuracy in a dynamic environment and team
  • Helps influence others and help manage project work where necessary
  • Strong team player to work within the Category Team, and across the rest of Greene King
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels of the business
  • A competent administrator who has excellent IT skills, including Excel and PowerPoint


Location: Burton Upon Trent, UK

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