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Buyer - Electrical

Job Title: Buyer - Electrical
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car, benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91995
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 26, 2013 08:52

Job Description

This leading multi-channel retailer requires an experienced Buyer to join within the Electrical department. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the sourcing and development of Small Domestic Appliances. Previous retail buying experience at Buyer level within Electricals is essential. You will be responsible for sourcing product for ranges whilst supporting with the day-to-day management and development of the team, ensuring profitability is maximised through balancing market competitiveness and price. As Buyer, you will be responsible for: * Sourcing, selecting and planning a commercial and profitable range across Small Domestic Appliances. * Ensuring profitability is maximised through effective negotiations with suppliers. * Sourcing new suppliers and managing existing supplier relationships. * Implementing promotional and pricing plans. * Monitoring sales performance and adjusting strategy as appropriate. * Working closely with QC, Merchandising and Marketing teams. To be successful you will have: * Demonstrable buying experience within electrical from another successful high street retailer. * Experience working with suppliers on both a domestic and FOB basis. * Strong analytical skills, excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills. * Strong negotiation and supplier management skills. * Good commercial acumen. * Computer literacy and a high level of numeracy. In reward for your hard work you will receive a generous salary along with a bonus and other great benefits. This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading company with excellent opportunities for career development. If you wish to take the next step in your Buying career, please apply now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.