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.
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.
* 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