Buyer

Recruiter
Cordant People
Location
St Albans
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
19 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

BUYER

Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent

Hours: 37.5 per week

Key Attributes to succeed in this role
* Good commercial awareness and business acumen with the ability to negotiate, recognise and influence opportunities
* Able to work to tight deadlines
* Self-motivated
* Strong interest in technical products and ability to quickly gain in-depth product and market knowledge

Duties and Responsibilities
* Process, monitor, forecast, plan and schedule stock requirements including, progressing orders by telephone, email and fax
* Communicating with UK and overseas suppliers by telephone and email, including processing orders, delivery times and pricing issues
* Negotiating with suppliers and freight companies in the UK and overseas (including; China, Turkey and Europe)
* Identify and source products needed to fulfil back to back requirements
* Calculate and record selling prices for new enquiries
* Able to examine and hold suppliers answerable for stock delays, shortages/over's and stock availability
* Supplier approval in accordance with ISO 9001 and other applicable Quality Standards e.g. ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
* Responsible for reviewing levels of current stock and sourcing electrical cables worldwide
* Keep colleagues informed of delivery times for stock ordered
* Liaising with sales/marketing/warehouse regarding deliveries and (accounts department on invoice/purchase queries)

* Maintain close contact and support for the sales team, in order to meet the needs of our customers
In addition, you will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the Purchasing Manager from time-to-time

CP03

CP3

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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