Assistant Buyer

Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Salary: £Competitive
Reference: SC / BBBH14979
Sector: Professional & Technical Support, Purchasing, Other Business Support
Deadline: 22/10/2021

The company

Brewster Partners are supporting a successful, family owned Pharmacy, with over 60 branches and over 600 dedicated employees as they recruit a Buyer within their head office in Doncaster.

It is essential for you to have experience in sourcing, purchasing and managing stock supply within a similar industry.

Free parking onsite and accessible by public transport from Doncaster and surrounding areas.

The job

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain good supplier relationships with continued support for product ranges stocked
  • Sourcing new ranges, negotiating preferential pricing and supplier marketing support for growth
  • Maintain margins through cost control and good supplier negotiation
  • Management and analysis of existing range, identifying poor performing lines and clearing as required
  • Make sure all products are used within expiry dates
  • Having adequate administration for identifying and clearing damages, excess or discontinued stock and processing supplier returns quickly for credit
  • Stock replenishment of website and pharmacy stock
  • Raise PO’s and invoices
  • Maintain stock management system

The person

This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding position which encourages applicants to apply from similar roles – you will be a natural communicator who is able to build rapport with others, establishing effective working relationships.

  • Previous experience in a purchasing/buyer role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Organised with high attention to detail

The benefits

  • Salary is negotiable DOE
  • 28 holidays (inc. stats)
  • Free parking
  • Pension
  • Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm


Sarah Chappell
Key Account Director
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Assistant Buyer, Reference: SC / BBBH14979". Thank you for your interest.