Role: Buyer
Location: Nottingham
Salary: £25k to £35k DOE
Hours: Monday to Friday
Type: Permanent

We are looking for a Buyer to join a leading provider within the retail sector on a full-time permanent basis.

Based in Annesley

What are we looking for

  • At least 2 years buying experience within retail
  • An understanding of international trade processes is desirable
  • Full UK drivers license to attend events and exhibitions when required
  • Previous experience working with suppliers in the UK, Europe and Far East would be advantageous
  • An understanding of total cost modelling and cost breakdown
  • Ability to negotiate prices and contracts.

What will you be doing?

  • Provide administrative support in all aspects of the buying process, including supplier and stake holder liaison, sample management and quality assurance
  • Gather product information from suppliers and inputting them into the system
  • Resolve customer queries and concerns and are addressed by working in unison with Customer Services and suppliers
  • Support the Buyer in Critical Path management
  • Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs
  • Research potential vendors
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
  • Conduct market research to identify pricing trends
  • Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices
  • Prepare cost analyses
  • Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts
  • Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
  • Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition
  • Ensuring all materials are purchased on time, to specification, and at the best price available
  • Negotiating with suppliers and building long term relationships
  • Liaising with planning and production staff for forecasting purposes
  • Coordinating deliveries and maintaining suitable stock levels
  • Making sure stock is rotated effectively and waste minimised
  • Identifying new and alternative sources of supply for products and making recommendations to the buyer
  • Budgeting and forecasting accurately

If you are looking for a new role that can offer development and have the above experience, get in touch today!!!

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