Buyer - Consumer goods

  • Job Reference: 1353
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Annual Bonus + Healthcare + Pension + Life Assurance + 25 days holiday
  • Sector: Retail, FMCG, Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Barbara Robertson
  • Email:

Job Description

Buyer – Consumer products

 Salary is £26k - £30k depending on experience.

  • 25 days holiday PLUS annual bonus PLUS pension Plus discounted products and more benefits.
  • Excellent personal and professional development opportunities
  • Experience working with high demand, award winning products
  • Help drive the penetration of this fast growing brand

This fast growing international consumer products business are looking for an ambitious Buyer to forecast, plan demand and place orders on their Far East manufacturing partners, ensuring there is sufficient product to meet demand from their national retail, ecommerce and independent retail channel demand.  The Buyer will work in small team reporting to the Operations Manager.  The role works closely with internal teams to improve processes, availability, service and spares.  Its an exciting time to be joining them as they continue to launch innovative products, presenting you with excellent career development.

Required from you:

  • Previous Buying experience: working with sales teams to develop good forecasting process to plan demand and place orders on time to achieve the best stock levels.
  • Experience with Far East supply base, building and maintain strong relationships.
  • Working with internal teams to ensure the operational efficiency and good availability for customer service.
  • The ability to work in an evolving business, showing flexibility and adaptability, support change and championing process and best practice.

There’s lots more to the company, so apply now for more information on their story and their compelling plans for the future. 

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