Senior Buyer

Recruiter
NJR Recruitment
Location
West Yorkshire
Posted
07 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Buyer

West Yorkshire

Up to £35,000

Our Client, a rapidly growing distributor of consumables to the retail and trade industries now has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Buyer / Product Manager to join their team near Leeds. This is a great time to join a business who has plans for continued expansion.

The duties include:

Managing stock requirements in line with budgets and seasonal demands

Proactively managing and leveraging relationships with Suppliers in UK and Overseas

Developing a supplier consolidation / rationalisation plan

Identify and evaluate viability of potential suppliers of new and existing products

Identify and implement cost savings

Liaising with suppliers for any non-conformance issues

Maintaining stock related data into the company Sage ERP1000 system

Creation and running of stock and product reports and providing ad hoc data analysis as required

Purchasing from overseas suppliers

Liaising with suppliers and freight forwarders for imported goods

The successful candidate will have be experienced in a similar purchasing, planning or product manager role. You will have strong experience across supplier consolidation and negotiation and experience in purchasing from the Far East.

Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are essential, as is the ability to work off your own initiative.

You will be expected to undertake overseas travel approximately 6 times a year.

Apply online or for further information please contact one of our specialist consultants quoting reference number: NJR7430

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