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Category Manager/ Buyer

Category Manager/ Buyer

Posted 6 April by Juice Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Juice Cheltenham are delighted to be supporting a rapidly growing and successful company in their search for a Category Manager/ Buyer. This is an exciting opportunity to join a exciting and dynamic company.

Duties:

  • Forecast buying needs - review sales trends, allowing for trading trends and promotional activity and creating orders per purchasing timetable
  • Review and negotiate pricing to meet targets
  • Clarify all requirements from supplier (packaging, returns, late shipments
  • Place orders
  • Agree testing requirements
  • Develop strong relationships with suppliers
  • Order pre-product performance
  • Review faulty products and process claims as necessary
  • Contribute to wider stock performance and range planning strategy
  • Contribute to systems and process improvements
  • General reporting and analysis

Person Specification:

  • Proven track record in stock forecasting and purchasing products from the Far East
  • Extremely numerate with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Experience of working accurately to tight deadlines

This is a fantastic opportunity and in return my client offers company annual bonus, life assurance 40% discount on products and free parking.

If you are interested in the position, we would love to hear from you.

Reference: 34849460

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