Product Sourcing Specialist / Buyer

/Product Sourcing Specialist / Buyer
Published: September 1, 2020
Location
Leeds
Job Type
Salary
£30,000 - £35,000 DOE
LWR Reference
923287

Description

We are looking for a Product Sourcing Specialist/ Buyer who can bring a mixture of commercial and brand partnership experience to a very successful business specialising in branded products, including household/ homeware. Your responsibilities are outlined below.

Responsibilities as the Product Sourcing Specialist / Buyer; 

  • Liaising with major manufacturers at Director level to identify and source wide ranges of branded goods
  • Identify opportunities to purchase goods, helping turn negotiations into profitable results for the business
  • Recognising the value in a brand and maintaining strong product knowledge
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers for future products

This is an exciting role for someone who is ambitious, resilient, highly motivated, and enthusiastic who wants to drive their career forward and whilst being fully invested in the business and what they stand for. In return, you will be fully invested in. This Product Sourcing Specialist / Buyer role offers excellent potential and prosperous opportunities for the right person.

 Skills required to be considered;

  • Currently operating in a responsible Buying / Product Sourcing capacity or similar
  • Ideally with experience in branded product buying
  • Sourcing and identifying opportunities through effective relationship building
  • An understanding of Multi-Channel retailing.
  • Strong understanding of the life cycle of a product and seasonal reactivity.
  • Strong negotiation skills and proven ability to stretch all aspects and deal with tough suppliers
  • Self-motivated and tenacious with a keen eye for detail
  • This role requires somebody who is reliable, can think on their feet and who is resilient but flexible, highly motivated and enthusiastic to help drive the business forward and ultimately add value through effective sourcing and buying techniques.

If you have the skills and experience outlined above, please contact us immediately to be considered for this superb opportunity. Without the above skills and experience, your application will not be considered and you need not apply.

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