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Senior Buyer

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Sales

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bristol Commercial

  • Contact email:

    bristol@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BRSSB_1550596619

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    21/03/2019

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

***Brook Street are looking for a Senior Buyer to join an ever growing business***

Buyer Overview

This is an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join a rapidly growing business. The position is of key importance within the organisation and the successful candidate must be able to deal with change, adapt quickly and be able to work as part of a small close-knit team in a fast-moving environment. The successful candidate will have experience of industry standard purchase software platforms and be able to put utilise knowledge to streamline processes. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

Duties and Key Responsibilities:

Stock control

Ensuring products are delivered on time

Helping to interpret reports and predicting future sales

Reacting to changes in customer demand

Reviewing outstanding orders on a weekly basis

Liaising with distributors to ensure orders are received on time

Assist in monitoring product stock levels, organising and sending daily online orders, check purchase price, quantity, pack spec and line value

Negotiating prices

Budgeting

Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones

Pitching ideas to senior management

Getting feedback from customers

Attending Trade Events

Experience and skills (Essential)

Official purchasing qualification CIPS

Experience dealing with over seas suppliers

5 years experience in senior buyer role

Knowledge of Sage200 (or equal industry standard purchase software platforms)

Previous track record of buying competence

Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbally

Independent and highly self-motivated

Proactive approach to learning

Excellent computer skills

Full UK driving licence

Company overview

The company has experienced exponential growth over the last 18 months and are currently seeking like-minded professional individuals to support their growth.

Salary

£28,000 - £32,000 depending on experience

If this sounds of interest, please apply today! Email me on or give me a call on 0117 9264552 to find out more!

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