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Buyer

Location: CHELMSFORD, ESSEX Salary: 26000.00 - 29000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: 3081549
Reed Procurement and Supply Chain have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer or Purchaser to join a well respected and growing retail brand at their head office in the Chelmsford Area on a 2 year fixed term contract.

The main purpose of this role is to order merchandise efficiently whilst taking into account factors such as stock levels, stock turnover and availability.

Candidates will be assigned certain products/categories that they specifically look after and are responsible for ordering all products assigned to them, monitor the stock levels, provide forecasts and give feedback to other departments. 

You will have good communication skills as part of the role will see the successful candidate receive and send data to other departments keeping them updated in relation to progress and issues surrounding their products. 

This role will suit a purchaser/ buyer or inventory planner who is looking to take on their next challenge. 

Reed Procurement and Supply Chain are keen to hear from candidates that have: 

Ordering experience is preferable - forecasting and analysing data are a core responsibility of the role

Must be flexible in their approach as there will be some weekend work

Good excel proficiency- ability to create Pivot and V look up tables would see you at an advantage

Ability to deal with internal and external stakeholders (Regional departments, Suppliers, Hauliers, Corporate Buying)

Ability to work under pressure - particularly during busy periods over Easter and Christmas

Interviews are taking place next week as this is an URGENT role- so candidates who have a short notice period will be at an advantage.

This is a great opportunity for someone to progress their career working with a high retail brand. 

Please email Charlotte.Humby@reedglobal.com for more information and attach an updated CV. 

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