Junior Buyer / Buyer

1 month ago

Ref: 525

Role: Junior Buyer / Buyer

Salary: £30,000

Location: Tankersley

Hours: Monday-Friday

Benefits:

  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Regular Social Events
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays

Our client are looking for a Junior Buyer who will work with the respective Senior Buyer to grow sales, maximise profits and provide a commercially viable range of merchandise at competitive prices.

Duties:

  • Support all procurement processes for products sourced globally.
  • Develop multiple Product ranges whilst managing sample coordination.
  • Working with our design team to develop exciting packaging and surface designs.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing and new suppliers.
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure an efficient supply chain.
  • Identify market trends and new product opportunities.
  • Develop and manage buying assistants supporting you.

Successful candidate: –

  • Experience of working with General Merchandise categories is preferred. (2 years ideally)
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Experience creating and maintaining key documents, such as Critical Paths and Range Plans.
  • Creative eye for design and product development.
  • Negotiation skills to ensure best cost price is achieved.
  • Microsoft Word and Excel knowledge (VLOOKUP’s, sales, profit, margin calculation formulas).
  • BA (Hons) degree in relevant subject, but A-level or equivalent qualifications in Buying or subjects related will also be equally as considered.
Glu Recruit LTD are an equal opportunities employer and are acting as a recruitment agent in the hiring of this role.

Glu Recruit LTD ensure that all qualified applicants are considered for employment in the role that they have applied for, and any other suitable opportunity that we advertise without regard to age, belief, colour, ethnic/national origin, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or based on disability. If you require any additional support to apply for this role, or any other role that we advertise please contact us directly for assistance.
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