Category Buyer

Recruiter
Birmingham Commercial
Location
Birmingham
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
12 Feb 2017
Closes
12 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Category Buyer
£22-24,000
Birmingham

We are currently seeking a Junior Category Buyer for a national distribution company based in the Birmingham area. Reporting to the Commercial/Category Manager you will be responsible for:

- Implementing the companies buying and selling policies
- Hold and host meetings with suppliers to establish and develop strong relationships
- Negotiate and agree the best value buying prices and manage the buying of portfolio products
- Assist with other product portfolios when other buyers are absent
- Increase trading profit and recover losses from supplies
- Maintain Stock inventories against customer demand requirements
- Monitor the quality of purchases
- Maintain all buying administration including daily maintenance of spreadsheets, supplier claims and supplier programmes

Core Skills and Competencies:

- Suitable for a graduate
- Ideally have Category Buying experience
- Extensive communication, organisational and planning skills
- Customer focused
- Computer literate
- Be a completer/finisher with a high degree of attention to detail and maintaining a sense of urgency
- Have their own transport

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