Junior Buyer

Location: Mickleover, Derbyshire
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 pa
Reference: LG / BBBH12751
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Purchasing
Closing date: 15/10/2020

The company

Brewster Partners have an excellent opportunity for a Junior Buyer to join a rapidly growing FMCG company. This is an exciting opportunity where you will be managing and negotiating with multiple suppliers and managing spend for a range of products. You will take responsibility for all commercial aspects of the supplier relationship.

The job

  • Work on developing a procurement strategy for a category of spend
  • Negotiate and award contracts 
    Manage existing contracts maximising value
  • Analysis and reporting of weekly sales
  • Identifying patterns, reacting to change and forecasting sales to maximise category opportunities
  • The planning and prioritisation of periodic reviews for products within the category
  • Create and circulate out of stock reports and adjust product availability on the website accordingly.
  • Manage the accuracy of pricing in internal systems including the cost of goods, list price, promotional pricing and appropriate retrospective rebate billing.
  • Track and maintain technical documentation and listing forms for goods purchased.
  • Ensure that all documentation and records are fit for audit purposes.

The person

Skills and experience required:

  • University Degree or equivalent qualification
  • A proven ability to develop positive working relationships across the business and with suppliers
  • Experience of undertaking and presenting competitor and market trend analysis
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Commercially and financially astute
  • The ability to work as a part of a team and on own initiative
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • Able to work under pressure to deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail, numerate and analytical
  • Microsoft Excel & Word skills

The benefits

£22,000 - £25,000 pa


Lee Gibbons
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group

T: 01332 982 010
M: 07858 518 396
E: lgibbons@brewsterpartners.co.uk


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to info@brewsterpartners.co.uk quoting "Vacancy: Junior Buyer, Reference: LG / BBBH12751". Thank you for your interest.