Category Assistant

You are the administrative rock that teams will lean on. Work in a pleasant working atmosphere with an open culture in which personal input and initiative are rewarded.

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  • Leiden area
  • 32 uur
  • Supply Chain | Procurement
  • Junior
  • 2.500 - 2.800
  • 3964

Zo ziet jouw functie er uit

Dit ga je doen

Your colleague, who is a category manager, wants to launch a new product to the range of hard goods products for which he or she is responsible. In his quest for and the development of the new collection, the category manager needs support from the category assistant. You are the support and rock in all things administrative!

You collect and send samples for deco testing to Poland: they take care of the decoration of all products; you support in making competitive analyses and you coordinate various courier shipments to be sent to our team in China/deco facility. Because we need a photo of each product, you send samples for photo shoots. All in all you will be working with a lot of different departments to make sure our products can be launched correctly on time.

And when the new product is finally approved and will be included in the range, you ensure that the new item with the corresponding product information is entered into our systems. These are the various tasks:

  • Take responsibility for translating new products from briefing to launch, including requesting and validating samples with category manager. Send samples for testing & decoration testing etc;
  • Provide input to category manager to build up product specification;
  • Follow up new product launches and testing. s testing;
  • Coordinate all steps with the respective support areas to ensure the schedule of the launch;
  • Create item in system and follow up the content and on Compliance Documents;
  • Organize sample room;
  • Help with reviews for inline assortment when needed (organize and update documents, certificates, life cycle, making analyses, marketing materials, etc.);
  • Answer product questions from Sales Teams;
  • Review samples for inline and new assortment together with the Category Manager and sign to send back;
  • Help Category manager and Quality Control Team to find solutions and close the claims for inconsistent items in stock.

Dit breng je mee

You are the administrative rock that they will lean on. You will work closely with various teams in Poland to make sure all relevant product data is available at the time of launch. You report to the category manager.

It would be wonderful when you have several years of administrative experience in a product environment, but mostly you are an administrative centipede who knows how to handle things and you can organize well and set priorities. You keep an overview, are eager to learn and you will not be upset by a rush job.

You are also used to communicating in English, as the team is very international with people from and located in all corners of the world. 

Dit krijg je er voor terug

Dit is het aanbod

  • Excellent terms of employment and a good salary;
  • 25 holiday days, a premium free pension and more.
  • The option to work from home
  • Travel allowance when working at the office;
  • Work-at-home allowance and tools;
  • Laptop and phone;
  • A pleasant working atmosphere with an open culture in which personal input and initiative are rewarded.

For more information you can call  or email Esma Abdelatif, Recruitment Consultant, 06-15396162 or

Exactpi refnr.:3964.

Dit wordt jouw werkplek

This company is located in the region of Leiden. It’s a European market leader in retail products. They have offices throughout Europe and the product ranges are offered online.

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