• Job Reference: 00000510-1
  • Date Posted: 29 March 2018
  • Location: Witney
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Sector: Administration, Business Support, Management & Professional, Other
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Karen Londesborough
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01993 778541

Job Description

Anne Jagger Recruitment in Witney are working with a leading distributor based in Witney.

We are recruiting for a permanent Buyer who will be involved in all aspects of the buying cycle, from product development, project management, range planning within product categories, supplier liaison and cost price negotiation, striving to maintain the integrity of the brand and achieve company’ objectives.

Key Requirements:

  • The ability to identify the needs of the market, source a product that meets those needs, and then tweak it, improve it and co-ordinate with the graphics team to package it in such a way that its more attractive to the consumer than the competitions offering.
  • Able to examine our current range, identify ways to improve it, and then develop replacement products with those improvements incorporated.
  • The ability to find better sources for current products, either from a cost point of view, or quality point of view, or ideally both.
  • The role is varied with excellent prospects for progression, which would eventually include visits to European trade shows and some Far East travel.

The ideal candidate will be a very well organised person with excellent communication skills.  It is vital that they are able to work on their own initiative, with good attention to detail.  They must be PC literate with a good knowledge of Excel.  Experience of complete product purchasing is essential, ideally involving some Far East sourcing.  Being CIPS qualified or working towards it would also be an advantage.

The annual salary for this position will be circa £30,000 per annum depending on skills and experience. The working hours are 8am - 5.15pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 5pm on Friday.

For more details about this position and the full range of our temporary and permanent roles in Witney and many other Oxfordshire locations, please contact out Witney recruitment office and do also visit our website as we do not advertise ALL of our available opportunities.

Anne Jagger Recruitment Ltd is an employment agency and employment business

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, age, marital status, religion, colour, age, race, disability or sexual orientation. Each candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the tasks of the specific role.

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