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FMCG Buyer

Location: BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 40,000-50,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 21
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-366332

This is an all-encompassing Buyer position where you will be responsible for the procurement, forecasting, stock control and supplier management of retail goods across multiple categories. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with previous FMCG / retail experience where they have had full responsibility for their range.

This role is working from the office. Office hours are currently 8:30am – 4:30pm

For further details please contact me - Hayley Hockham at REED Procurement

  • Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders  
  • Reviewing ranges, negotiating and agreeing trade contractual terms with suppliers
  • Overseeing purchase orders  
  • Stock management – min and max levels
  • Forecasting and reviewing stock levels
  • Analyse and interpret data and reports
  • Promotional management with suppliers  
  • Pricing management
  • Supplier management meetings
  • Overseeing Purchasing/Stock Assistants

Ideally you will have:

  • Previous buying and forecasting experience
  • Previous negotiation experience
  • Previous experience of managing data in Excel (including pivot tables and v-look-up)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
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