Pricing & Purchasing Analyst

Milton Keynes
22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000 - GBP25000/annum
03 Feb 2017
17 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: Flexible circa GBP25,000

We are currently recruiting for a new position of Pricing and Purchasing Analyst to join our clients existing team based in Milton Keynes.

The main tasks of this role are:

• Analyse our sell-out prices against our competition
• Make recommendations for price changes in order to maximise our sales
• Analyse current sales patterns and recommend correct stock holdings for each of our centres
• Adjust the planned stock holding for each centre from the results of your analysis
• Sourcing of product and negotiating product prices
• Ordering optimum quantities of product from most competitive suppliers
• Identify situations where too much or too little stock is held and implement changes to reduce the chances of this happening again
• To increase our stock turnover in the centres

This role would suit someone who has an analytical mind and enjoys working with large quantities of data.

Academic qualifications, while important, will not be the deciding factor in who we recruit.

Knowledge of the industry is not essential.

Good written and verbal communication skills are expected as is a high level of numerical and Excel skills.

Salary is dependent on experience.

FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer, and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages