Buyer

Recruiter
The UK Negotiator
Location
Brighton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1253531741
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Generics Buyer / Senior Buyer

This is one of those very rare opportunities where you can make positive change to enhance your career so if you are a serious candidate, apply now for an immediate decision.

My client is an established, well-respected, solid and growing brand who have forged success within a niche market with a large number of solid customers throughout the country. Through growth, they are looking for an experienced Buyer / Senior Buyer to focus on sourcing with quick and long-term high yield savings.

As a Generics Buyer, You will be responsible for all aspects of the purchasing on a 3000+ product range. This will include managing stock levels, short life products and co-ordinating delivery times to ensure we hold sufficient, but not excessive stock, to fulfil all sales orders. Review and process purchase order requisitions, purchase order adjustments and resolve problems relating to purchasing issues.

Responsibility for all interactions and relationships with own supplier base. Be an effortless negotiator by negotiating prices with suppliers to reduce costs - understand the importance of and strive to maximise margins wherever possible and also look at added value.

Working closely with Senior management by making commercially viable decisions - sourcing reliable stock at the right price from approved suppliers, taking into account additional costs associated with a purchase (e.g. transport / storage costs)

Source new suppliers for existing and new products, where appropriate to review all existing commercial contracts and where appropriate, re-negotiate such contracts as advised by the management team Ensure that correct discounts have been applied by our Suppliers.

Record and report all savings achieved. Provide timely, relative and accurate information and reports to the management staff in relation to the procurement process. Undertake any other appropriate duties as may be requested by the Head of Logistics.

Ensure all sourcing activity is fully compliant with Good Distribution Practice Ideally you will be working to your CIPS qualification of already qualified.

Please ensure you quote previous successes on savings within your CV.

Generous package dependant on experience and will be discussed in more detail on the initial discussion

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