Our client is seeking a driven and detail-oriented Buyer to be responsible for selecting and purchasing quality products for our client in the Retail Industry. Your responsibilities will include processing purchase orders, negotiating with suppliers, tracking orders, creating and maintaining an inventory, quality assurance and liaising with inventory teams and management. Retail and Wholesale experience is a MUST.
Research, select and purchase quality products and materials.
Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing.
Process requisitions and update management on status of orders.
Update inventory and ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels.
Arrange transport of goods and track orders to ensure timely delivery.
Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.
Coordinate with inventory team, management, and stockroom as required.
Assess quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management.
Ability to travel.