Senior Buyer

7 days left

North West England
£45000 - £55000 per annum
08 Sep 2016
06 Oct 2016
Lee Harrold
Job Type

Senior Buyer required for a fruit buying team

Client Details

Our client is based in the North West England and is commutable from most major North West locations is expanding across formats and its product range. Building on an very successful, fast paced and innovative trading environment this is a fantastic time to join this progressive trading team.


As a Senior Buyer you want to seek every opportunity to develop value-added, to increase margins and profits by establishing strong associations with suppliers and to maximise sales with new product development and maximise opportunities within established products and brands.

Implement the category strategy, business plans and operating criteria for the product categoryManaging supplier negotiations to deliver great products and promotions that are competitively priced for customers and meet margin and sales targetsMonitoring and evaluation of performance against budget / forecast, including sales value, volume and profitsEffective negotiation with suppliers to maximise margin and meet other income targets with a strong promotional packageEnsure sales forecasting, range plans, profit targets, new product development plans and space plans are implemented and reviewedSource new products by keeping abreast of retail trends, competitor activities and consumer requirements.


As a Senior Buyer you will have;

Buying experience in ideally Supermarket, Convenience or Wholesaler environments.Must have a passion for FoodStrong negotiation skills.Comfortable in a Fast paced environmentInnovation and NPDAble to bring customer and market insight into buying.Good business planning with suppliers.Problem solving/analytical skills.

Job Offer

£45,000- £55,000 and additional benefits.