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A buyer is required for a FTC 6-9 months, for a thriving business that continues to expand. This buying position is working in a mid size team with a non-corporate feel where you will own the complete purchasing process for your category.  A very busy position that is based around many wholesale/retail repeat and large order items.

They need an experienced purchaser who is very operationally focused and is used to dealing with a large volume of purchasing orders and the administration associated with the position and has a background in sourcing new suppliers based on customer demands and seeing through the complete purchasing process from negotiation to supplier relationships 

  • Understand product specifications
  • Purchasing large orders with high volume items
  • Analyse customer requirements
  • Placing orders and sourcing products accordingly
  • Coordinate with manufacturers and negotiate on process and prices
  • Perform market study and coordinate with sales and purchasing team to meet customer requirements.
  • Maintain inventory of purchased supplies
  • Report on purchasing data to control the purchasing process

Skills & experience:

  • Exposure to purchasing/procurement methods
  • Previous Buying experience
  • Able to recognise innovation from new and existing suppliers and develop/improve supply route.

Full time position with onsite parking.

10 March 2023
Procurement & Supply Chain
Greater Manchester, Stockport