Vacancy (Junior) buyer

We are looking for a Junior Buyer. As a Junior Buyer, you contribute to the success of the purchasing department because you can organise well and are a tackler. Are you commercial and good at negotiating? Then we are looking for you!

The Role

As a Junior Buyer, you will be given a lot of responsibility with room for your own input. You enjoy brainstorming new items and are skilled at negotiating. You are well-organized and commercially savvy. Additionally, you are proactive and remain level-headed under pressure.

You will join a team of enthusiastic colleagues in a flat and informal company culture. As a junior buyer, you will work together with other buyers to manage the entire purchasing process within CCG.

Your daily tasks will include:

  • Placing purchase orders.
  • Entering orders into our ERP system, Navision, and keeping track of changes.
  • Requesting and negotiating prices.
  • Monitoring orders and adjusting for discrepancies.
  • Coordinating and handing over orders to our logistics department.
  • Obtaining and evaluating product samples.
  • Communication with suppliers (mainly China) both in writing and over the phone.
  • Creating cost price calculations.
  • Assisting the Senior Buyer with related tasks.

What do you bring?

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent level of education.
  • Proficiency in digital skills and familiarity with an ERP system.
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken Dutch and English.
  • Enthusiasm, commercial acumen, and strong numerical skills.
  • Several years of relevant work experience.
  • Some relevant experience with the Far East is advantageous.

Who are we?

For over 30 years, we have been a leading importer/wholesaler in the field of creative toys for children and craft & hobby articles for adults.

Our range consists of a wide and diverse selection of hobby, craft, and painting supplies, creative and educational toys, and games for individuals, for solo enjoyment or with friends and family. Our products are sold B2B, directly to the retail market, and through online channels across Europe.

In recent years, we have grown rapidly and have a motivated, professional, and collegial team who work with our products and assortment on a daily basis. Our office in Hedel currently has over 60 employees. In short, we are a dynamic organization with driven and creative employees.

What do we offer you?

  • An informal, professional, and collegial working atmosphere.
  • A competitive salary commensurate with your level and experience.
  • Premium-free pension scheme.
  • Provision of a laptop.
  • 25 vacation days with the option to purchase additional days.
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at 0.23 cents per kilometer.
  • Possibility of working from home (1 day per week) with a reimbursement of €2.35 net per day.
  • Initially, we offer you a temporary employment contract with the intention of long-term collaboration.

If you are the suitable candidate for the above-mentioned vacancy and are ready to take on the challenge with us, please send your application to Mieke Briaire, hr@creativecraftgroup.com.

We do not appreciate acquisition in response to this vacancy!

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