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Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged to recruit a buyer with a retail, wholesale or distribution background.

The Role

• Sourcing directly or indirectly the most appropriate suppliers for each brief in order to deliver the optimum combination of capability, price, lead-time and quality.

• Assist with Quality Control and Logistics (importing, customs) and liaise with the in- house logistics team to ensure on time delivery.

• Arrange and manage testing and inspections (where applicable).

• Proactively manage costs, in line with required profit margins and budgets.

• Utilise skills to negotiate best prices / payment terms / deals from suppliers.

• Work in accordance with the Company’s Ethical Sourcing policies to ensure full compliance.

• Ensure that a full written documentation trail is available, in accordance with specified company procedures.

• Propose products in response to creative briefs from the sales team and our clients.

• Raise formal purchase orders and process all associated admin through our SAP order processing system.

• Manage projects within our critical path system to ensure on time delivery.

• Research, discuss and introduce new suppliers on a regular basis.

Key Skills and Experience:

• Strong negotiation and influencing skills

• Excellent time management and interpersonal skills..

• Excellent planning and organisational skills.

• Strong IT skills with experience in using Microsoft Office and Apple Mac.

• A number of years’ experience in product buying
  • 1
  • Negotiable
  • None
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  • CV-208131
  • Permanent
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