Junior Buyer

Elevation Recruitment Group Business Support is working exclusively with a successful wholesaler in Doncaster as they look to recruit a Junior Buyer.

To succeed in this role, you will be able to provide efficient and cost effective procurement support to the business, you will support the management of suppliers and purchased stock within physical stock and financial constraints, as well as managing and developing a portfolio of products and suppliers, helping to deliver cost reductions with direct impact on the overall business results.

Duties & Responsibilities Include:

-Maintain stock levels within agreed levels to ensure availability, avoiding stock outs and lost sales opportunities
-Update stock and MRP reports to support product ordering for stock
-Place Purchase Orders and Call-offs with suppliers
-Expedite orders and call-offs to ensure products are available when required
-Understand the market for the products; including suppliers, competitors and customers
-Run and analyse spend reports to highlight seasonality and shifts in consumer trends
-Carry out periodic and ad hoc stocktakes in conjunction with Finance and Warehouse personnel
-Support New Product Introduction and expansion of the brand offering, including product testing, quality and cost modelling
-Maintain Purchasing related aspects of Sage, including supplier pricing, product codes/details, purchase order information
-Goods receipting, as advised by Distribution Centre
-Liaise with suppliers on production schedules, stock availability and shipping
-Liaise with shipping agents and transport providers for the movement of purchased products
-Liaise with other departments on stock availability and costing
-Issue tenders and requests for quotations to support ongoing and ad hoc business needs
-Negotiate and implement supply contracts, including terms of supply, stocking arrangements, pricing
-Ensure Approved Supplier List is maintained and issue Approved Supplier Questionnaires and request updated documentation as required
-Expand product and market knowledge through the development of internal and external network
-Manage and develop supplier relationships to deliver improvements on quality, cost and delivery

Elevation Recruitment Group are keen to speak to applicants with the following:

-At least 18 months relevant, transferrable experience
-Common sense approach
-Proactive mindset

Elevation Business Support is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment Group focusing on Administration positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

Please visit our website at www.elevationrecruitmentgroup.com for more information on:

-Business Support Jobs or Business Support Recruitment

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