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Buyer

Reference: SWR1762
Job Description:

Buyer - Spider are supporting a nationwide electrical wholesale company, based in Ipswich, in their search for an experienced Buyer to work alongside their Sales team to make the company the first choice wholesaler for their customers.

As the Buyer you will play a key part in supporting the branch to achieve its goals by building, maintaining and managing supplier relationships. Using company systems alongside your own tried and effective processes to ensure appropriate levels of stock are maintained.

The Buyer key duties will include:

• Maintaining appropriate stock levels.
• Reporting on special orders and adding to profiles where applicable.
• Engaging, negotiating and resolving queries with suppliers.
• Maintaining efficient filing systems.
• Overseeing supplier payments


Key skills required are:

• Proven experience as a Buyer, including success in building and maintaining supplier relationships
• Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
• Problem solver, self-motivated with the ability to use own initiative and work well under pressure
• Literate and numerate, with strong IT skills


As well as a competitive salary you will have the opportunity to influence your personal annual performance related bonus. On-site parking, free tea and coffee and full uniform is provided. You will also have the opportunity to attend social events with their team, suppliers and customers.

Hours are Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 5.30pm and working 1 Saturday in every 4 from 8.30am - 12.00pm. You will also have to support their annual stocktake.

If you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider. The regions Fixed Fee Web Recruiter and Online Job Advertiser. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: buyer, procurement, electrical, wholesale, stock management, sourcing specialist, stock control, inventory

By applying for this role, you give permission for Spider to submit your personal information contained within your CV or any other relevant information you provide in order for the prospective employer to review your application for the specific role applied for. Spider will not use your personal information for any other purposes other than for searching for alternative employment. We will also request additional consent directly from you before submitting your personal information to any other recruiting company who are working directly with Spider for recruitment advertising purposes. We will never disclose your information to any third party unless legally required to do so and we will only ever contact you with the sole purpose of helping you find your dream job or offering career related advice.

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Suffolk, Ipswich
Salary: Competitive salary, annual per
Posted by: Spider Web Recruitment
Date Posted: 09/11/2018

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