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Commercial Buyer

Location: ANNAN INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, DUMFRIESSHIRE Salary: 23000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: 3042160
Reed Global have engaged with a highly reputable organisation to recruit for an experienced commercial buyer to join there southern Scotland based operations on a permanent basis. The role is paying between £23,000 - £28,000.

As the Commercial Buyer you will focus on identifying profit opportunities through reviewing existing sources, identifying new suppliers with improved prices and negotiating improved terms that generate benefit for the organisation.

You will be a confident user of excel capable of analysing data to identify these opportunities, whilst gaining product knowledge at a faster than average pace. You will have a grounded experience in negotiations and have experience of demonstrating cost savings against branded products.

Key responsibilities include (But, not limited to);
• Excellent customer service skills, with good commercial sense
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Self-starter with excellent administrative and organisation skills
• Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well, assertive
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve
• Ability to work within a strong cohesive team
• Flexible approach to work with a ‘can do’ attitude
• Excellent level of time management and prioritising responsibilities
• Good financial acumen

Ideally you will have Retail background, be passionate about achieving personal objectives with a demonstrable experience of managing inventory and the wider supply chain.

Applicants must be self-motivated with the ability to make confident decisions whilst continually looking for profit opportunities.

Making you feel valued is important to our client, so in exchange for your purchasing expertise and technical sourcing capability, they offer a competitive salary, generous reward package in an environment that provides continuous learning, development and a career that's full of opportunity.

If you would like to have a confidential discussion regarding this role, please call Simon Johnston-Maude on 0131 240 3680.

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