Senior Buyer

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Up to £35,000 per Annum + benefits
07 Feb 2017
07 Mar 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type


Senior Buyer

Full Time


Salary: Up to £35,000 + benefits depending on experience


Hyperama Wholesale is a well-established, multi award winning ambitious FMCG company and a major player in the wholesale market with 4 sites across the Midlands.  We are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer to join our buying team. This challenging role offers a real opportunity to make your mark within our growing company.

The role:

The role will involve negotiating prices with suppliers for new and existing product lines; therefore it is key that effective relationships are maintained with suppliers. You will ensure goods are delivered on time, responsible for range reviews, promotional activity, negotiating terms, stock availability and stockholding within your categories.  You will review sales to interpret customer needs and react to any changes.

Essential skills

  • Experience: 5 years or more wholesale or retail industry
  • Have Experience in the following Categories: Fresh,  frozen, frozen ethnic, oriental, fruit and veg, spirits, beers & ciders, soft drinks, retail grocery, catering grocery, non food ( packaging)
  • Strong ability to control and deliver KPIs : Profit, sales, stockholding, availability 
  • Ability to work with data, analyse promotions and work on range reviews
  • Category management experience
  • Supply Chain understanding
  • Ability to prioritise, demonstrating first class organisational and time management skills
  • Be confident and competent in negotiating and networking 
  • Be able to work on their own initiative and be adaptable
  • Have good commercial awareness, creative, organised with the ability to multi-task
  • Confidence working as part of a team and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Be numerical and proficient in all Microsoft packages
  • Customers portfolio would be an advantage
  • Educated to Degree Level in Business/Buying/Finance