Forward thinking and ambitious brand are looking for a commercially aware purchasing professional to join their team in new purpose-built offices that are soon to be opening in the Biggleswade area.
Buyer - Job Overview
As Buyer your duties will include;
•Negotiate and manage the lowest nett delivered product cost for the business, without compromising on service or quality
•Work with the stock control team, to maintain both stock levels and stock availability across the warehouse
•Manage the product lifecycle including sourcing, pricing, placement, stock holding and turn around within your product category
•Responding to product requests, new business quotations, tenders and enquiries from the Sales team
•Develop a strong and positive working relationship with all category suppliers
•To proactively be aware of supplier, market and competitor developments to ensure the company are remaining competitive and at the forefront of product development
•Liaise with associated departments to assess and manage supplier performance
•Ensure the company meet the best route to market options, a timely tender management
Buyer - Skills & Experience Required
•Proven experience in a purchasing role
•Problem solving skills
•Strong communication and negotiation skills with the ability to influence and liaise with internal and external stakeholders
Buyer - Benefits Offered
•Circa £30,000 per annum
•8.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday
•20 days holiday entitlement
Thank you for your application.
Please note Lawrence Dean Recruitment is acting as an employment agency & business.