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Industry SectorRetail, Transport & Distribution
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Town/CityNewry & Mourne
LocationsDown, Northern Ireland
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted24 August 2017

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Buyer / Purchasing role in Newry up to £30,000

Your new company
You will be joining a well-established wholesale business based in Co. Down, who have a leading reputation supplying local retail chains with major global brands for the industry they specialise in. Recently, the company are expecting an influx in revenue growth with new customers on board across the UK and Ireland, which is why they are seeking to develop their Procurement team and recruit an experienced Buyer.

Your new role
Working alongside the existing Buyer and reporting into the General Manager, you will have full responsibility to manage a set category of spend by raising purchase orders based on customer demands and seasonal fluctuations. The Buyer perform a central role and liaise effectively with all departments eg, sales, logistics, finance etc whilst placing a focus on negotiating with global suppliers to achieve a cost saving year on year. Also, you will focus on building new relationships with leading brands across the UK and maintaining a professional relationship with existing supply base.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have 2+ years purchasing experience within the FMCG food or wholesale industry with a track record of cost savings achieved through negotiation or new product sourcing. You will have experience raising purchase orders within a high volume environment, highly motivated to outperform set KPI's and excellent at communicating with supplier or customers on a global scale.

What you'll get in return
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a leading organisation who pride themselves on excellent customer relationships and their presence within the local NI market. Also, you will be provided with full training upon start date, prospects for career progression internally and a fully negotiable salary package above the market average.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Amy McCusker at Hays Portadown on 02838445800.
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