Category Buyer

Recruiter
Inside Out Purchasing & Supply
Location
Surrey
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
30 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Inside Out Purchasing and Supply has been engaged by a leading FTSE 100 business to recruit a Category Buyer. Our client is ideally looking for a Buyer who has category buying experience from a distribution, retail, supermarket or foodservice background.

The Role

Reviewing product and product sub-categories within the portfolio, conferring with suppliers and other key stakeholders to ensure the right product at the right price. Evaluating commercial offers, customer tender support, product inventories.

Job Accountabilities

* Reduce cost of goods in relevant categories.
* Category Management
* Selecting new products and review existing product portfolios
* Sourcing the right suppliers
* Negotiating prices
* Ensuring products are delivered on time
* Interpreting reports and predicting future sales
* Pitching ideas to senior management
* Aiding Stock control
* Regular meetings with existing suppliers to manage the category.
* Support sales team in recruitment of new customers


This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77387001