Buyer

Recruiter
Solutions 2 Recruitment
Location
West Sussex
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client are an established and growing company who are looking for a Buyer to take responsibility for product buying, managing documentation, supplier relationships and import side you will need to be hands on and able to multi task and have solid IT skills.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Raise and send purchase orders, check order acknowledgements and highlight and resolve discrepancies prior to shipment.

Establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures and best practices
Negotiate contractual rates, terms or deals with suppliers
Develop and maintain relationships with key suppliers
Source new suppliers and vendors appropriate to business needs and cost reduction

Monitor performance and undertake supplier reviews

Stock forecast, manage documentation and schedules for import purchasing

Ensure stock holding agreements with customers are monitored and adhered to.

Chase suppliers for late deliveries and communicate delivery issues to relevant departments
Re-source supplies when suppliers are unable to provide
Manage stock holding quantities according to current trends or customer demand
Management of the disposal/redistribution of obsolete stock
Oversee the operations and daily activities of the department
Set up new products on system including kitted items.

Resolve invoice queries

Manage and document returns procedure
Meet and manage KPIs

Salary £35000 for 40 hour week - Monday to Friday plus extra hours will be paid - Extensive company benefits package

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