Buyer - Fitness

Recruiter
Post Recruitment Ltd
Location
Leeds
Posted
29 Mar 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

POST- recruitment are recruiting for a proven Buyer within the Fitness category, this is a newly created role to compliment the current offering, by offering expertise within, sourcing, supplier management and growth of the Fitness Equipment.

To be successful in the role you must be an experienced Buyer who is experienced in launching and expanding brand product ranges.

You must be a highly motivated self-starter, with an entrepreneurial spirit and have a creative approach to problem solving.

Key Responsibilities

  • Through a range of development and buying efficiencies ensure that profitability is maximised.
  • Brief and manage packaging development and approval by working closely with a specialist design team.
  • Responsible for category growth, planning and range building.
  • Maintain and develop supplier relationships through regular supplier communications.
  • Identify new potential suppliers.
  • Develop category supplementary products to maximise product sales opportunities.
  • Deliver commercial, shelf ready products into the business in conjunction with agreed product test launch dates.
  • Negotiate best possible product costs to maximise margin.
  • Create and manage product and packaging critical paths.

The ideal candidate will be a proven buyer with a passion for fitness products / lifestyle.

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