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The Role – Buyer

Location – Watford

Salary 40-45k depending on experience, benefits


Do you have Buying experience from Retail, Grocery ,FMCG and are you looking for an opportunity that allows you to develop if so please read on ! The opportunity to progress and taken through training is also there for the right minded individual. Great role and superb business.

The Role – This role is all about working closely with the Director and a small team of buyers at all different levels of experience. This role is for my clients’ products that are sold in their retail outlets

  • Building and maintaining supplier relationships
  • Responsible for commercial activity and negotiating with suppliers
  • Raising purchase orders and ensuring sufficient stock is held at all times to meet demand
  • Tracking orders from placement stage through to delivery into the warehouse
  • Liaise with logistics and warehouse to follow up on outstanding purchase orders
  • Forecasting and planning stock levels based on trends, budgets, seasonality and promotions
  • Sourcing new products and identifying new opportunities and trends
  • Category/Price/Margin analysis and reporting
  • Liaise with sales team to ensure stock is bought as per requirement and to deadline
  • Capability to manage supplier profit and loss
  • Perform ongoing analysis to help develop current buying process

The Ideal Candidate: If you come from Beauty , Retail , Pharmaceutical or Wholesaling this would be very advantageous . My client is very much looking for an individual that has the get up and go and a very positive attitude with brilliant organisational skills.


  • Minimum 1-year experience in Buying
  • Experience in managing customer and supplier relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Competent on Microsoft Excel 
  • Great attention to detail
  • Team player with strong inter-personal skills        

DMA recruit and source candidates into Service Led Organisations across the Industrial and Commercial space in UK & Europe working with senior, middle management and entry level professionals. If you are looking for a career in Sales, Marketing, Operations, Commercial, Supply Chain, Logistics, H&S , Financial ,Engineering, Technical DMA have a portfolio of clients covering numerous sectors : Infrastructure & Construction , Manufacturing , Environmental & Recycling, Business Services, Engineering and Logistics . Please view our website









£40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits

Contact: Charlie Beaumont
Telephone: 01926 463530