Buyer

Recruiter
The Recruiters Room
Location
Reading
Salary
£25000/annum
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Buyer

Permanent

Salary: Up to £25,000

Location: Reading

My Client based in Reading are a fantastic, family run organisation who have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join their team!

The role:

Purchasing:

Placing purchase orders

Receiving, checking and reporting of purchase order acknowledgements

Managing own projects including sourcing products, suppliers and benchmarking

Stock Management:

Ensure correct stocks levels are maintained

Monitoring of orders ensuring products arrive on time

Reporting daily stock issues

Reducing stock holding/ delaying orders where possible

Liaising with sales and purchasing departments for long term forecasting, call off order and underwritten stocks

Trouble shooting of late deliveries/ stock issues

Generating reports e.g. short dated stock

Arranging collections of products when required

Scheduling delivery of goods with Distribution

Freight:

Container management and scheduling containers with distribution

Tracking of containers ensuring delivery times are to schedule

Container shipping documents are on time and the correct documentation is received

Arranging customs clearance (including commodity codes) with the freights forwarders

The successful applicant:

Proven supply chain administration experience

CIPS qualification

Experience of managing and maintaining a database

Skills & Competencies

Advanced Excel skills

Good written and verbal communication skills

Due to the high number of applications we are receiving, we are unable to respond to every application individually. If you do not hear from us within 5 days please assume that your application has not been successful. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions