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1-1 Recruitment are seeking an experienced Buyer to join a large, forward moving company based in Andover.
The purpose of the role of Buyer is to take the main responsibility and accountability for procurement, management and communication of all aspects of the purchasing relationship whether it is stock or suppliers. Ensure products are available and at a competitive price.
Main areas of responsibility of the role of Buyer:
Manage and motivate staff and recruit new team members as required
Build relationships between the company and suppliers, and be the primary contact and assist other departments
Ensure trading terms are negotiated and agreed
Review and agree stock ranges with suppliers continually
Agree all purchase orders and sign off before they go external
The role of buyer is responsible for ensuring that the stock turnover target is met
Forecasting and planning of stock requirements
Maintain ongoing promotional calendars, ensure trade show offers are agreed
Responsible for all pricing for suppliers and that this is monitored daily to maintain competitveness at all times
Ensure a good working relationship with all suppliers
Provide presentations internally and externally
further adhoc duties
The role of Buyer is a full time role, hours 8.30-4.30 Monday to Friday (prior to Covid there is a system in place to finish now and again earlier on Fridays - this may be revised in the long term), good benefits package.
25 days holiday plus bank holidaysContributory pension scheme 4% employee and 5% employer contributionsEarly finish Christmas Eve and New Year’s EveLife assurance 2x salaryIncome protection scheme after five years’ serviceFree car parkFree tea/coffee
1-1 Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment agencies for jobs in Hampshirefor permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions. Due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, if you do not hear from a consultant within 5 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. In the meantime please keep an eye on www.1-1recruitment.co.uk for any other potential vacancies.