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Buyer

Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + plus benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: J3915_1517236750
Contact Name: Russ Malin
Contact Email: Russ.Malin@regionalrecruitment.com
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Depot Manager

We are recruiting for one of the UK's leading importers and wholesalers of a range of speciality food products. This is an integral appointment and your principal responsibility will be to negotiate prices with suppliers for new and existing product lines.

COMMUTABLE FROM:

Long Eaton, Nottingham, Loughborough, Beeston, Derby, Ilkeston, Leicester

BENEFITS:

£23,000 to £30,000 per annum (potentially more for exceptional candidates)
Pension Scheme
20 days plus statutory days
Retail discounts
Employee Assistance Programme
Childcare Vouchers
Genuine opportunities for career progression

WORKING HOURS:

Monday to Friday days

DUTIES INVOLVED IN THIS VACANCY:

Negotiate prices with suppliers for new and existing product lines
Ensure goods are delivered on time
Maintain effective relationships with suppliers
Take responsibility for range reviews, promotional activity and stockholding
Interpret customer needs and react to any changes


OUR IDEAL CANDIDATES FOR THIS VACANCY:

Previous purchasing experience ideally from within the wholesale/retail sector
Knowledge of the food sector and/or Far East buying
Strong ability to control and deliver KPI's
Category management experience and knowledge of the supply chain
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
IT literate with experience of MS Office

The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for Russ Malin

If you have not been contacted by telephone or email within 7 days of your application, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unless you notify us otherwise, we will retain your CV and covering letter on our database and may contact you with other job opportunities in the future.

Regional Recruitment Services Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency and Employment Business that specialise in Customer Services & Administration, Sales & Marketing, Accountancy & Finance, Supply Chain & Logistics, Engineering & Manufacturing and Trades & Labour. You can view all of our live vacancies by visiting our website.