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Location: BASILDON, ESSEX Salary: 26000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3085379
Reed Procurement and Supply Chain are excited to be working exclusively with a very well established distribution company based in Basildon.

Due to growth they are now looking to add a Buyer  to join their stable team.

Our client cover and distribute a wide range of products including electrical gadgets, toys decorations etc therefore the successful candidate will be allocated a select number of categories which they will be personally responsible for.  

The position of Buyer will see you carrying out the below responsibilties:

Manage and review existing ranges and ensure availability of core products

Identifying new product opportunities

Negotiating with suppliers directly to deliver performance

Source and select suppliers based on quality and price

Research and review market trends and competitors behaviour to maintain a competitive advantage

What we are looking for:

Candidates that have buying expeirence ideally gained within a distributor/ importer/ wholesaler

Have extensive understanding and ability to manage supply chain and improve margins.

Attend trade exhibitions either in the UK or abroad often on weekends.

Reed are keen to hear from candidates that are a strong negotiator and have extensive experience dealing with the Far East Market. 

Please note that there will be travelling of around 8 weeks per year where the successful candidate will be expected to meet with suppliers in China and the Far East. 

This is a rare opportunity therefore if you are interested in finding out more- please email your CV to-

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