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FMCG Buyer | Import from Far East

Recruiter
MorePeople
Location
Berkshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
17 Jul 2019
Ref
TEM11659
Contact
Tom Edmondson-Matthews
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Are you an experienced buying and supply chain professional that has experience in eCommerce? Do you have experience in buying and shipping products from China and the Far East? Are you able to work at real pace, deliver results and able to adapt and work under pressure? If so, we'd like to hear from you.

About our Client:
Our client are a leading supplier into the garden and leisure industry who have seen rapid expansion in recent years. They have a real passion for what they do to deliver the best possible range of products, at affordable prices, with great customer service. They import many of their products from China and the Far East and work closely with suppliers there to develop new product ranges and ensure the best possible quality. They are constantly innovating. They guarantee all of their products and back their own brands to compete with any others on quality and value for money.

About the Job:
This role will lead part of the Buying team within the business. You will be given a range of products to look after and buy for. You will be able to drive commercial results and savings, whilst building close relationships with suppliers and manufacturers. You will utilise your experience in buying from China and the Far East to deliver the correct products for the right price. You will be able to do this without sacrificing quality. You will be able to lead NPD activities to deliver a market leading range of range of products that appeal to target markets.

The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will be a proven buyer with eCommerce experience as well as import from China and the Far East. You will be an effective buyer and understand buying products from China. You will know what good buying looks like and how to achieve this. You will be able to show your experience and track record of delivering savings and commercial results. You will be able to show your experience in eCommerce and track record of delivering sales. First and foremost this is a commercial buying role, so you will need to show commerciality and be a strong negotiator and understand what appeals to customers.

Minimum Requirements:
This is a very complex and niche role that is operating in a very fast paced environment. As such, as a minimum, you will need experience in buying FMCG products from China and the Far East. You will also need to show experience in sales through eCommerce.

Application Process:
This role is a key appointment within our client and as such the interview process will be thorough and take time to complete. The successful applicant will move through 2 stages and present a task to the business. If you have the required experience please apply now. To discuss the role in more detail prior to submitting your application please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or tom@morepeople.co.uk Job reference TEM11659

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