Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
09 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Devon based wholesaler seeks experienced buyer for new role in its base on the outskirts of Exeter

Your new company

Devon based wholesaler seeks skilled buyer with experience in category management and consumer goods for new role in its Devon base.

Your new role

Your new role as Buyer will see you take on a wide ranging and challenging position that will task you with maximising profitability of a specified category of products/goods whilst achieving best possible price and service for your employer. To achieve this you will be building strong relationships with suppliers and developing understanding of customer demand to drive sales and maximise opportunities. Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Manage product throughout its full 'life cycle', from introduction to exit.
  • Build yearly category plans
  • Implement Sourcing and Supplier strategies
  • Negotiate with suppliers to deliver best cost price/quality
  • Supplier performance
  • Deep understanding of customer types, key competitors, external market and category trends

What you'll need to succeed

To be chosen for the role you will need experience procuring consumer/wholesale goods. You must also have excellent analytical skills, strong communication skills and be a confident user of ERP systems.

What you'll get in return

Salary £27,000 - £35,000 DOE + Benefits

What you need to do now
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