Buying Analyst - Atherstone, United Kingdom

Our buying teams - if it's possible - have to move even quicker than the rest of the business. And they have to keep ahead of our customers too: second-guessing what they want and need before they do. As a Buying Analyst you will bring your experience of the grocery retail industry to deep dive into market data, and provide high level insight to senior management and the buying teams to deliver competitive advantage. Your recommendations and ideas will help shape department strategies to maintain our success. We do things our own way at Aldi. But whatever we're doing, we must be getting it right. With a wave of impressive sales figures behind us, we're opening new stores at lightning speed. And to keep on top of that wave, our buying teams have to do something pretty special to keep our customers coming back for more.   We are seeking a detail oriented, strategic and highly motivated Customs Analyst. The Customs Analyst will be responsible for coordinating customs processes and procedures across various departments within the business. We are looking for someone with excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to use their own initiative.Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Checking, reviewing, analysing and presenting data Overseeing the process of customs classification Overseeing the resolution of queries raised by purchasing and customs teams Identifying areas of improvement and optimising processes Cross-check various sources of information incl. contracts and internal systems Dealing with Irish negotiated suppliers and gathering relevant supplier information (supplier, product and account details) across all temperature regimes and product categories Initiating and coordinating within the team or other departments in order to efficiently and effectively accomplish assigned tasks Be Buying department facing, supporting in Customs & Excise training to internal colleagues, explaining and engaging Keep abreast of changes in legislation and communicate to relevant stakeholders in an appropriate and concise manner Spot opportunities and define solutions Able to respond to technical queries from internal and external business partners Liaising with external customs stakeholders to ensure efficient running of all import related tasks EssentialLevel 3 Customs Practitioner Qualification or employment experience as detailed below Experience as a Customs Clerk or similar Experience in Customs compliance, practice and procedure Experience working with customs data and knowledge of customs legislation Experience in a busy, deadline driven environment Track record of rolling out new policies and procedural initiatives Highly focused and accurate with a meticulous eye for detail Great team player who works collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders Excellent verbal, written communication and administration skills Confident using Microsoft Office packages (incl. Excel) Working Hours - 08:00 - 16:30  

Buying Analyst - Atherstone, United Kingdom
Our buying teams - if it's possible - have to move even quicker than the rest of the business. And they have to keep ahead of our customers too: second-guessing what they want and need before they do. As a Buying Analyst you will bring your experience of the grocery retail industry to deep dive into market data, and provide high level insight to senior management and the buying teams to deliver competitive advantage. Your recommendations and ideas will help shape department strategies to maintain our success. We do things our own way at Aldi. But whatever we're doing, we must be getting it right. With a wave of impressive sales figures behind us, we're opening new stores at lightning speed. And to keep on top of that wave, our buying teams have to do something pretty special to keep our customers coming back for more.   We are seeking a detail oriented, strategic and highly motivated Customs Analyst. The Customs Analyst will be responsible for coordinating customs processes and procedures across various departments within the business. We are looking for someone with excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to use their own initiative.Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Checking, reviewing, analysing and presenting data Overseeing the process of customs classification Overseeing the resolution of queries raised by purchasing and customs teams Identifying areas of improvement and optimising processes Cross-check various sources of information incl. contracts and internal systems Dealing with Irish negotiated suppliers and gathering relevant supplier information (supplier, product and account details) across all temperature regimes and product categories Initiating and coordinating within the team or other departments in order to efficiently and effectively accomplish assigned tasks Be Buying department facing, supporting in Customs & Excise training to internal colleagues, explaining and engaging Keep abreast of changes in legislation and communicate to relevant stakeholders in an appropriate and concise manner Spot opportunities and define solutions Able to respond to technical queries from internal and external business partners Liaising with external customs stakeholders to ensure efficient running of all import related tasks EssentialLevel 3 Customs Practitioner Qualification or employment experience as detailed below Experience as a Customs Clerk or similar Experience in Customs compliance, practice and procedure Experience working with customs data and knowledge of customs legislation Experience in a busy, deadline driven environment Track record of rolling out new policies and procedural initiatives Highly focused and accurate with a meticulous eye for detail Great team player who works collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders Excellent verbal, written communication and administration skills Confident using Microsoft Office packages (incl. Excel) Working Hours - 08:00 - 16:30