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L103 - Agricultural Products Buyer - West Midlands

De Lacy Executive has been retained to source an Agricultural Products Buyer for a successful and expanding merchant business based in the West Midlands. This is an important role as the buyer can enhance profits by acquiring suitable goods at competitive prices through strategic planning and purchasing.

De Lacy Executive has been retained to source an Agricultural Products Buyer for a successful and expanding merchant business based in the West Midlands. This is an important role as the buyer can enhance profits by acquiring suitable goods at competitive prices through strategic planning and purchasing. The role is based at the HQ to work predominantly with livestock producers, however pet and equestrian products may also be part of the remit.

The ideal applicant will be comfortable working in a fast pace environment. There are opportunities for progression and an opening for the successful individual make an impact on the company. The culture is one where the employees are made to feel like a person rather than a number.

The responsibilities will include:

Input on improving and developing the business

Product Selection

Setting stocking levels

Negotiating prices, quantities and delivery time-scale

Identifying and meeting suppliers/manufacturers

Financial administration

Trade Show attendance

Requirements:

A background and understanding of the agricultural sector

Previous retail experience

Excellent numeracy skills

Ideally, previous buying experience

Ability to cope with pressure

Effective organisational/communication skills

Ability to work in a team

Remuneration: A competitive salary will be offered depending on the successful individuals experience

Interested? Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to lauraedwards@delacyexecutive.co.uk or phone Laura Edwards on DD 01885 485 529/ 07506 297 071 for a completely confidential discussion or for more information.

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Summary

  • Ref: L103
  • Type: Branch manager, Buyer, Sales
  • Salary: A competitive salary will be offered depending on the successful individuals experience
  • Location: WEST MIDLANDS, MIDLANDS,