A Leicestershire based ambient food supplier is recruiting for a Buyer to join there purchasing department, this person will be tasked with managing and delivering commercial ranges and unique products.
Salary: £ 24,000 - £ 28,000 p.a. plus holiday, parking, progression and other benefits
The Role of Buyer:
Support strategy for each launch with short, medium and long-term planning Grow sales and profit for all products within categories of responsibility, ensuring the range, launch and delivery is on time Continuously review category and brand performance to improve customer offers and reduce costs also Present all decisions on price, range and promotions using data from customers, competitors, sales and margin Create buying range plans detailing price, suppliers, MOQ and components Plan and negotiate customer-focused promotions in line with the business plan Identify new sources of supply and negotiate terms with new and existing suppliers Manage the NPD process within categories, identifying and driving margin benefits for the business Manage and maintain all pricing and stock files on the systems within categories of responsibility Monitor and report to the senior buyer the performance of products within categories, and prepare supplier briefing packs
Proven experience working in a buyer position Strong analytical and decision making skills Good planning and organisation skills Analytical with good numeracy skills Able to thrive in a fast moving environment Occasional travel and overnight stays A passion for food
To apply for the role of Buyer please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths or call 01789 201040, thanks.