Procurement & Supply Chain

Product Buyer

  • Location: Harrogate
  • Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension, holiday and benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: PSCW-34197
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This vacancy is managed by:

Carl Walker

Carl Walker

07710 096 840 / 01924 635 007

[email protected]

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Job Description


A rapidly expanding entrepreneurial business based in North Yorkshire nr Harrogate is seeking to recruit a Buyer with a high degree of commercial acumen to grow a product portfolio that seeks to narrow the competition and gain more competitive advantage.

The company is a truly entrepreneurial business that's looking for passionate, driven and high-performing people. You'll be responsible for the overall strategy for the product category ensuring the right products are on offer to customers, managing and organising product ranges and stock as required.

As the Product Buyer you will also be expected to build and maintain relationships with new and existing suppliers, negotiating pricing and terms, whilst sourcing deals to drive sales.
This will mean that you will be traveling overseas, once allowed!

Key Responsibilities:

+ A significant contribution to the development of a strategy for brands and products, including consumer and business planning to address markets in both areas
+ Defining & managing the products listings in conjunction with the senior management team
+ Manage the maintenance of pricing strategy
+ Develop & maintain relationships with distributors and manufacturers for day-to-day, short and medium-term strategy
+ Developing, planning & co-ordination of marketing activity in conjunction with manufacturers, distributors and the marketing department
+ Manage re-order reporting, PO raising and management of stock queries
+ Undertake manufacturer accreditations to an appropriate level where applicable
+ Support development of own-brand products & strategy

Competencies/skills and experiences for the role

+ High standard of planning, organisational and time management skills (essential)
+ High standard of communication skills to enable effective liaising with other areas of the business including Marketing, Sales, Finance, Warehouse & Directors (essential)
+ Have worked within a product buying/purchasing role previously
+ High standard of negotiation skills in order to influence suppliers & other parts of the business to deliver positive outcomes within their area (essential)
+ Coordinate own and others workload to deliver to multiple deadlines (essential)
+ Take ownership of tasks, problems and issues
+ Maintain a detailed knowledge of the market, competitive landscape product range in order to make well-informed decisions (essential)
+ It would be fantastic to have experience of heating cooling system products, but isn't essential

Package:

+ Competitive
+ Bonus, pension, annual leave, company equipment.

Elevation Recruitment Group’s Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions.
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This vacancy is managed by:

Carl Walker

Carl Walker

07710 096 840 / 01924 635 007

[email protected]

Join my network on LinkedIn


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