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POS Estimator/Buyer

Posted 21 February by Glu Recruit LTD Easy Apply Ended

Role: POS Estimator/Buyer

Salary: Up to £35K DOE

Location: This role is available office based in Barnsley.

Our client are a print marketing business whose background is in buying and managing print services for their customers. With ambitious growth plans they aim to driving up marketing ROI through omni-channel marketing campaigns

The role:

You'll be working as a key member of the category management team, providing POS expertise for the team along with managing prices and suppliers in support of our customer service and sales teams.

  • To ensure the quick flow of accurate, reliable print prices to the customer services team and the category management team
  • To provide POS knowledge for the category team; managing pricing and supply chain in support of the customer service and sales teams
  • Administration of the category management databases and the reports available to suppliers
  • Management of the business' file copy and print innovation rooms

Pricing

  • Providing support to the category team, mainly in the pricing POS enquiries from/to the customer services team
  • Analysis of estimates and tenders and benchmarking of market prices
  • Analysis of suppliers' pricing through our online systems
  • Pre-qualification of tenders

Timeliness

  • Assisting category management in the speedy turn around on sales enquiries
  • Assisting customer services team in sourcing solutions
  • Monitoring our enquiry board to ensure estimates are delivered to meet client requests
  • Material sample management through merchant liaison
  • Assisting customer services team in sourcing best-in-class samples from suppliers

Consistency

  • Updating sales teams with market knowledge and innovation
  • Management of the supplier feedback database information to enable review meetings
  • Quality control and assurance of the file copies prior to being delivered to clients
  • Management of file copies to ensure correct storage and availability for the business

Reporting

  • Market research and analysis of supplier prices/data analysis
  • Onboarding of suppliers onto our internal systems
  • Dealing with suppliers' enquiries about our online tools
  • Evaluation of prices/statistics for feedback through systems
  • Issues management monitoring and resolution reports written and approved to manage ongoing supplier and customer service delivery

The successful candidate:

Will have experience and knowledge in estimating/buying/procurement of POS, large and small format digital and promotional goods. More than that you'll be an expert in POS and the 'go to' person internally. You'll be confident in building and maintaining supplier relationships and have a deep understanding of supply chain. You'll be 'hands on' and a 'doer' by nature and feel confident challenging specifications with clients, selling yourself as an expert and working consultatively with them.

Glu Recruit are an equal opportunities employer.

Required skills

  • POS

Reference: 34524718

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