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Junior Buyer - FMCG

Location Dublin North, Dublin
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary €35000.00 - €40000.00 per annum
Published 30 days ago
Contact Louise Morrissey
Job Ref LM299_1553275374

Job Description

Junior Buyer - FMCG

A new permanent opportunity is available with our client in Dublin 11 for a Junior Buyer / Assistant Trading Manager. The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge of World Foods (Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Indian etc) and will have experience in sourcing in Far East/Asia.

In this role, you will have responsibility for the sales, margin and cash profit of given product areas and you will work closely with the Category Manager.

  • Assess market and competitor trends in your product area and develop a range to capitalise on trends
  • Work with category planning team to conduct range reviews
  • Assess current pricing and margin performance
  • Continually access Market Pricing and secure better cost of goods to maintain budgeted sales and margins for the areas of responsibility
  • Ensure best sourcing practices
  • Shipping/Lead times are factored into all sourcing working closely with supply chain
  • Pan and implement effective promotions and events to drive sales
  • Conduct post promotional analysis
  • Maintenance of product and price file
  • All general administrative duties
  • Work with the supply chain team and the supplier base to ensure availability of products to customers
  • Ensure the inbound service levels are on target
  • Ensure all products are monitored regularly and sell off plan is in place
  • Involvement in annual terms negotiations with key suppliers
  • Support the Key Account Managers to develop large Asian Natural Accounts

Excellent Ms Office skills are required, in particular Excel, along with 3 years experience in a buying/trading role and preferably a 3rd level business related degree.

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