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Retail Buyer


Careerwise Recruitment




A Retail Buyer is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our major Cork based food client. The successful candidate will manage the strategic planning, negotiation and implementation of the purchasing plan for a developing range of products. THE ROLE: * Finding new suppliers, products and alternative supply chain arrangements. * Concluding contracts, order creation, price and product file maintenance. * Categorisation of suppliers, rationalisation of suppliers, establishing the competitor base for existing suppliers and dispute resolution with suppliers. * Complete price comparisons, competitor tracking, market trend analysis, price setting. * Work with the Retail Head of Buying to ensure the Purchasing Customer base receives and provides value added information accurately and on a timely basis. * Liaise with Finance, Marketing and the Supplier Base to ensure margin enhancement through free goods, LTA's, promotional support etc. * Monitor and implement Procedures, Policy and Controls throughout the order to sale process for assigned categories. * Ensure all risks and costs regarding damaged stock, slow moving stock and seasonal stock are minimised for categories assigned. * Assist in the budgeting and planning process for categories assigned. * Managing plans for stock levels, reacting to change in demand and logistics. * Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers for future products; (receiving and analysing the proposals and tenders of suppliers for value. REQUIREMENTS: * 3rd level qualification in a relevant discipline. * 2 years relevant experience. * Previous use of Core Agri or another MIS system is advantageous. Please call Mike Donovan today for further information on 087-1164019 or email: CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence. Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent. This job originally appeared on

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166 days ago