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Buyer Technology Products

RecruiterBis Henderson Recruitment
Industry SectorOther
Salary£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Town/CitySouth West London
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted18 July 2017

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Our client is an exporter of digital network products and accessories to customers in EMEA markets. They are currently recruiting a Buyer to join their successful team and support expansion.

Role Responsibilities
  • a proven track record in purchasing/buying preferably of technology products from leading manufacturers and suppliers
  • Work with sales to provide accurate pricing and availability information
  • ability to build and maintain strong business relationships with suppliers.
  • Find solutions within the marketplace for requests where pricing request is not for core products
  • Identifying and negotiating advantageous supplier agreement terms with leading global manufacturers and suppliers
  • Ensuring all back orders are purchased at the lowest purchase price possible and best lead time to meet the business needs
  • Stock Management - Ensuring a good level of Core stock is kept at all times and ensure stock profiling is done with sales on a monthly basis
  • Maintain the company’s competitive advantage as related to purchasing policy, by continually reviewing and ensuring we are purchasing at the best available price
  • Managing logistics and negotiating SLAs with courier companies and optimising the best service and tariffs available in the marketplace
  • Identify risks associated with strategies in the product portfolio, services and sales issues and recommend a course of action
  • Establish existence of all supplier and third party agreements, defining standards and quality requirements. Check and verify these in relation to customer understanding, invoicing and service delivery
  • Manage and refine systems and processes to maximise efficiency

Skills Required
  • Supply busy sales team with best cost price and product availability
  • Help company win urgent and price sensitive back to back customer orders
  • Source networking product from network of global suppliers
  • Negotiate strategically to get continually lower/better pricing and availability
  • Maintain relationships with key suppliers
  • Networking industry and/or broker background (desirable)
  • English speaker, any other additional languages may be advantageous, particularly Mandarin

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Recruiter: Bis Henderson Recruitment
Tel: 01604 876 345
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