£30000 - £31000 per annum 
Job Type:
Purchasing and Procurement 
Job Ref:

Our client is one of the leading Builders Merchants, covering Wales and the South West. Due to expansion they are seeking a Buyer for their Carmarthen based office. As a buyer you will report into the Operations Director and be responsible for the procurement of their heavy side product range.

The role offers a basic salary of £30k and a company car

The Role
Your primary responsibility as a buyer would be to keep on top of the entire category – from cement to building materials. You will be responsible for procurement, ensuring that all new ranges are introduced into branches and also ensuring stock profiles and ranges are all correct. Key tasks will include:

  • Identifying products or suppliers which are branch based and those that are centrally purchased.
  • Negotiating prices with suppliers for centrally bought products and arrange distribution to branch.
  • Supervising the buying of branch based purchases
  • Work with marketing to ensure orders and place to ensure adequate stock levels to support promotional activities
  • Recommend amendments to price structure within stock profile to maximise revenues
  • Ensure that buying price data is up to date and correct on the company IT System

The Person
We need someone who is experienced of heavy side products that are sold at a builders merchants. Ideally you should have worked in a procurement or buying capacity, but any role that has this product knowledge would be considered.

You will be highly organised, have fantastic negotiation skills and able to communicate effectively both with suppliers and also internally. The company have a very vibrant culture so someone who fits in with a company that are talkative is important too.

The package
The role offers a basic salary of £30k and a company car. It also offers many other benefits which will be outlined at interview.

If you are seeking a new role and have experience in procurement then this role will definitely interest you. Please send your CV across to the email address below.

Coburg Banks Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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