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Job Description

An Agri Retial Buyer is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our North Cork based Agri client. You will manage the strategic planning, negotiation and implementation of the purchasing plan for a developing range of products within the Agri sector

Role of this position

  • 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
  • Price comparison, competitor tracking, market trend analysis, price setting
  • Liaise with Finance, Marketing and the Supplier Base to ensure margin enhancement through free goods, marketing & promotional support etc.
  • Stock Management - ensure all risks and costs regarding damaged stock, slow moving stock and seasonal stock are minimised for categories assigned
  • Managing plans for stock levels, reacting to change in demand and logistics

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 3rd level qualification in a relevant discipline Construction/Agri/Procurement/Business/Retail
  • An understanding of Retail buying and the underlying processes across the full remit of the role
  • Experience in the product category management function and will work to increase sales through effective category/space management practices
  • Experience in the product category management function and will work to increase sales through effective category/space management practices
  • The ability to work to stock budgets whilst delivering Sales and Margin budgets

Please call Brian Flynn today for further information on 021 4297423 or email: bflynn@careerwise.ie
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.

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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900

Email: info@careerwise.ie