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Buyer Sourcing Specialist Non Fashion

Buyer Sourcing Specialist Non Fashion

Posted 6 September by Barclay Meade
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What you'll be working on:

  • Working collaboratively with internal teams to manage product reordering process with both UK and Far East factories
  • Working with the material supply planner in managing stock purchasing and delivery schedule ensuring these are accurate and up-to-date
  • Working collaboratively with design, development and other relevant teams to understand requirement to develop and implement sourcing plans for new products
  • Sourcing the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Assist in evaluating and negotiate terms with potential suppliers
  • Be responsible for arranging samples and assist in specification sign-offs
  • Be the key interface between suppliers, manufacturers, internal teams such as design, marketing and sales.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Pro-actively support the Supply Chain Manager in the delivery of all goals
  • Being a part of the team who shapes and evolves our brand who have big plans and ambitions


  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a purchasing related role
  • Understanding of manufacturing process
  • Sound knowledge of international sourcing
  • Sound supplier relationships management skills
  • Proven experience of juggling a multitude of ever changing priorities and working at pace
  • Attention to details and strong analytical skills
  • Highly collaborative with effective communication skills and ability to both give and receive constructive feedback
  • Positive and motivated

Nice to have:

  • Relevant industry supply chain experience - for example in light consumer goods

What we offer:

  • Salary up to £35k
  • Remote working
  • Holiday: 25 days plus 1 day for your birthday
  • Pension contribution
  • Employee discounts
  • A range of benefits, discounts and deals through our 'perks at work' initiative
  • Flexible working culture
  • Physical and mental wellbeing support

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation that has retained their unique 'start up' culture.

Required skills

  • Buyer Procurement Purchasing Sourcing

Reference: 43942776

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