Basingstoke 01256 336 100

Winchester 01962 865 152


  • Location

    Andover, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    Market related

  • Contract


  • Reference


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 holidays
Contributory pension scheme 4% employee and 5% employer contributions
Early finish Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve
Life assurance 2x salary
Income protection scheme after five years’ service
Free car park
Free 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 for any other potential vacancies.

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