Buyer

Recruiter
Hyperama Wholesale
Location
Nottingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
1267750351
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Location: Nottingham

Full Time

Salary: depending on skills and experience

Hyperama Wholesale is a well-established, multi award winning ambitious FMCG company and a major player in the wholesale market with 4 sites across the Midlands.

Due to continued investment and expansion we are currently recruiting for an additional buyer to join our buying team. This challenging role offers a real opportunity to make your mark within our growing company.

The Hyperama Group is a growing business and a dynamic place to work. We employ over 300 employees across the group, and our success is reliant on our staff feeling engaged, motivated and valued. We share a common goal of providing customer satisfaction as the group continues to expand and thrive in a variety of competitive markets.

The role

The role will involve negotiating prices with suppliers for new and existing product lines, therefore, it is key that effective relationships are maintained with suppliers. You will ensure goods are delivered on time, be responsible for range reviews, promotional activity, negotiating terms, stock availability and stock holding within your categories. You will review sales to interpret customer needs and react to any changes.

Essential skills
  • Experience: 5 years or more wholesale or retail industry
  • Category experience desired in one or more of the following categories: Fresh, frozen, frozen ethnic, oriental, fruit and veg, spirits, beers & ciders, soft drinks, retail grocery, catering grocery, non-food ( packaging)
  • Strong ability to control and deliver KPIs : Profit, sales, stock holding, availability
  • Ability to work with data, analyse promotions and work on range reviews
  • Category management experience
  • Supply Chain understanding
  • Ability to prioritise, demonstrating first class organisational and time management skills
  • Be confident and competent in negotiating and networking
  • Be able to work on their own initiative and be adaptable
  • Have good commercial awareness, creative, organised with the ability to multi-task
  • Confidence working as part of a team and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Be numerical and proficient in all Microsoft packages
  • Customers portfolio would be an advantage*
  • Educated to Degree Level in Business/Buying/Finance*

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