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My client is a Leading Electronics Distribution company based in Reading looking for a Buyer to join one of their Procurement teams.


The key responsibilities for the Buyer role based in Reading are as follows:

  • Be responsible for all stock replenishment on run rate product.
  • Forecasting stock as required
  • Support and interrogate all customer forecasts
  • Negotiate, maintain and improve all terms and pricing with supplier
  • Take ownership of vendor issues and look for process and efficiency improvements
  • Raise, get approved and send purchase orders to suppliers, whilst adhering to all relevant procedures
  • Resolve queries or discrepancies on supplier invoices
  • Ensure all price protections and claims are communicated to the vendor bid team.
  • Plan and report end of month forecast stock holding on a weekly basis
  • Complete aged stock reporting and attend weekly meetings
  • Maintain supplier relationships, organise and attend regular meetings and QBR's
  • Delegation of tasks to the Assistant Buyers


The successful candidate for the Buyer role based in Reading will have the following skill set and experience:

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Product Knowledge
  • Planning & Organisation
  • Flexibility, adaptability & Initiative
  • Confidence & Determination
  • Performance maximisation
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Supply chain experience within FMCG

Job Offer

The successful candidate for the Buyer role based in Reading will have the opportunity to achieve a £9600 bonus on top of the £25k salary offered as well as other benefits with tonnes of progression offered and training to develop your career from a Buyer to Management level.

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry Sector
Salary and benefits
9600 Bonus
£23000 to £25000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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