Buyer

Recruiter
Clear Sky Recruitment Ltd
Location
Grangetown
Salary
£25,000 - £29,999
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Category
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, who is an online distribution company are looking to recruit an experienced Buyer to develop their purchasing team as part of their ambitious growth strategy.

As a Buyer, you will be required to complete the following duties:

  • Ordering stock from domestic and international suppliers
  • Negotiate terms and prices and drive improvements in supplier performance
  • Occasional international travel to meet and negotiate with suppliers
  • Maintain effective supplier relations and communication to ensure timely shipment of orders and product quality expectations are met
  • Lead specific sourcing projects across both domestic and international lines of supply
  • Assist purchasing department in various other duties as required

Essential skills of a Buyer:

  • At least 2 years’ experience of working a purchasing role
  • Previous experience in negotiation and supplier relationships
  • Strong business acumen and an understanding of supply chain
  • Ability to analyse data and reports using MS Excel
  • Experience of using ERP software
  • Experience of sourcing new products
  • Experience of the home appliance industry/wholesale would be advantageous

The successful applicant can expect to receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Automatic enrolment into the company’s bonus scheme for achieving agreed targets
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Free onsite parking
  • A friendly working environment surrounded by motivating colleagues

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