Assistant Buyer / Purchasing

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing
Location
Rhymney
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for an Assistant Buyer to join their team. The right person should be highly commercial and passionate about driving cost efficiencies/reductions and maximising supplier income through collaboration.

Responsibilities:

* Supporting the day to day management of suppliers and internal customer needs/deliverables
* Manage a portfolio of category lead suppliers
* Drive down cost of goods working in collaboration with suppliers
* Drive increase annual income through promotional contribution or other channels
* Support the compilation and commercial review of corporate tender submissions
* Set up and maintenance of new suppliers and products
* Source new products, supporting the category team
* Working with Demand Planning for forecasting and order management

Essential Attributes:

Previous buying/administrative experience

* Commercial relationship management
* Able to work effectively as part of a large multidisciplinary team within a FMCG environment
* Strong attention to detail
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Sourcing experience desired but not essential

Company offer excellent working environment, good benefits and career opportunities

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