As the Buyer your primary focus for this role is to be responsible for sourcing and selecting appliances and related products, from the UK. We are seeking an individual that has strong supplier management skills and the ability to negotiation. One that can think outside of the box always seeking new opportunities and passionate to maximise the category.
I've partnered with a fast-moving distribution business based in Crewe, which due to continuous growth are looking to strengthen their purchasing & supply chain team.
The Buyer will have the following responsibilities:
Build and maintain relationships with new and existing suppliers.
Negotiate pricing and terms of business.
Development and growth of sourcing.
Driving sales as required.
Integrate new products and categories.
Plan and organise product ranges.
Analyse profits and sales
Optimise the sales volume and profitability within your area of responsibility.
Ensure the best product range is available, working actively with the portfolio.
Work closely with suppliers and distributors, ensuring excellent working relationships at all times.
Ensure that bestsellers reach their full potential and slow selling products are minimised.
Supplier Performance. Conduct regular reviews with key suppliers for driving continuous improvements.
Key contact for the Tactical purchasing team and Operations for recurring and escalated supplier performance issues like deliveries and quality.Profile
The successful candidate for the Buyer role will ideally have the following key skills & qualities:
Experience purchasing consumer goods / finished goods / products
Background in FMCG
Strong supplier management experience
Proven track record of cost savings - Must be a good negotiator Job Offer