Buyer

Leicestershire Permanent
  • Family owned company, growing year on year
  • Autonomy to make business critical decisions

About Our Client

My client is a family owned import specialist, launching over 100 new products a year and supplying distributors across the UK, and more worldwide through our Export department

Job Description

Engaging with factories in the UK, Europe & the Far East.

Negotiating purchasing terms and support with factories through innovation and change to optimise company revenue.

Supervise a small purchasing team

Coordinate our exciting and extensive New Product Development Programme

Sourcing new factories for existing and new product categories

Conduct product group reviews & competitor analysis

Fully responsible for stock replenishment on selected product groups - ensuring at all times that it meets the company's requirements.

Engage with internal stakeholders and work collaboratively with other members of the team

The Successful Applicant

Extensive negotiation skills

Have a resilience to focus on reducing business costs

A self-starter with a proactive approach to tasks

Ability to communicate at all levels and positively contribute within a team environment

Manage supplier relationships and keeping abreast of any pricing or service issues

Excellent attention to detail with high levels of precision, communicating clearly & succinctly at all levels.

Problem solving and strong initiative to think laterally and find solutions

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and package is on offer for the right candidate

Contact
Ben Hands
Quote job ref
JN-012022-4583852
Phone number
+44 121 634 6929

Job summary

Sector
Procurement & Supply Chain
Subsector
Direct Procurement
Industry
Industrial / Manufacturing
Location
Leicestershire
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Ben Hands
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6929
Job reference
JN-012022-4583852