Buyer

Recruiter
2fawcett Empowering Recruitment
Location
Leicester
Posted
22 Apr 2019
Closes
13 Jun 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role: Buyer

Salary: £30,000

Location: Leicester

Type: Fixed Term Contract

Overview

2Fawcett are recruiting for a Buyer, to join a company located in Leicester (outskirts, so don’t worry there is plenty of parking) on a 9 Month Fixed Term Contract basis (you will be directly employed by the business). This Buyer vacancy has become available due to a current employee going on maternity leave and ideally there will be 2-month hand over period. This is a Manufacturing Business and because of the nature of the role you will ideally have come from this background and be able to slot straight in to the team! You will not be on your own though, a lovely team of 6 are waiting for you to join them.

#TeamPurchasing!

The Role & Responsibilities of Buyer

- Selecting new products and reviewing the old

- Finding the right suppliers

- Negotiating prices

- Ensuring the products are delivered on time

- Helping to interpret reports and predicting future sales

- Pitching ideas to senior management

- Stock control

- Budgeting

- Reacting to any changes in customer demand

- Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones

- Attending trade events

- Getting feedback from customers

Requirements of Buyer

- Experience in working in a manufacturing environment

- Proven purchasing background (do not worry about being CIPS qualified)

- ERP experience. If you have SAP then even better

- Be able to get yourself around Excel

- Be prepared for a free team lunch once a week

What will you get in return

- A really great team to work with for 9 Months

- Free parking

- Free lunch once a week

- A brilliant place to work

Type

9 Month Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Leave)

Working Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am to 5pm (with flexibility to work from home on Fridays)

Holidays

22 days + Stats

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