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Buyer

Employer
Reed
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An expanding wholesaler is looking to recruit buyer to join their supply chain team.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate skills such as contract negotiation and a strong ability to source and develop supplier relationships

Ideally you will have at least 3 years experience in a purchasing/buying role and a sound understanding of working within a supply chain management department.

This role is responsible for reducing costs from our suppliers and negotiating improved trading terms ensuring the best possible purchasing terms available.
  • Product Category Reviews
  • Managing product consolidation or deletion
  • Price comparison
  • Focusing on cost reduction through effective negotiation
  • Price change management and negotiation of trading terms
  • Minimising the impact of stock shortages by utilising alternate supply route or substitute products
  • Coordinating the sourcing and purchasing of special request items
  • Managing new product information
  • Assisting in the collation of information and pricing for tenders
  • Tracking supplier performance
  • Identifying trends within the industry
  • Supporting the purchasing function
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