To £24k + Excellent Benefits
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Our client is a niche FMCG distributor in
the UK. We are delighted to assist them in their search for a Junior Buyer at
their site in Middlesex (UB7), working on a Monday to Friday basis, 8.45am to
into the Purchasing Manager, you will be expected to ensure
timely availability of all items required, whilst minimising the value of
inventory held at depots.
as Junior Buyer:
- Monitor inventory levels, supply lead times and demand to determine
order requirements for assigned depots, and place the orders necessary to
ensure 100% on time in full delivery by suppliers that will enable 100% on
time in full allocation and delivery to customer.
- Determine where risks to supply occur and communicate to depots
where availability may be, or actually compromised, and agree appropriate
mitigating countermeasures with both depot and supplier.
- Determine in agreement with the Purchasing Manager and Depot
Manager the correct level of inventory for all items required to be held
in stock at assigned depots, in terms of quantity and value, including the
identification and removal of obsolete items.
- Identify where variances exist to target levels of inventory, and
work with the suppliers and Depot Manager as required to address those
variances, to include the inter depot transfer of items as required.
Product Pricing Management:
- Establish the correct pricing of items procured, and that this
correct pricing is reflected within the various necessary systems of the
business. Identify where incorrect pricing or changes to current pricing
occurs, and notify the Purchasing and Product Manager for action.
- Analyse the merchandiser and invoicing reports to identify errors
or issues, and either take necessary corrective action or notify relevant
person to take corrective measures.
Ideal Candidate for the role of Operations
of working within a similar Purchasing environment
knowledge of Buying process and procedure
and a desire to achieve
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