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Graduate Job Wholesale Buyer

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J409
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000  

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SOHO Cash and Carry are one the region's fastest growing and successful wholesale suppliers of grocery, household, soft drinks, pet food, confectionery and alcohol to retailers across the Midlands. With a turnover of approximately £45 million and over 3000 customers, we have ambitious growth plans and forecasts including opening a number of additional outlets. As a result we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced FMCG buyer to join this fast paced team.

The Role

Ideally your experience to date will be drawn from working within the FMCG supply chain in a procurement or purchasing function. With experience at negotiating with brand owners at the highest level, you will be comfortable building rapport and maintaining relationships with current and future suppliers. You will be confident in your ability to influence key decision makers within the remit of the role.

Working closely with the MD, you will play a very important part in the future success of the business.

We are looking for a talented individual who possesses the following key attributes:

• Experience in a similar role within the FMCG sector

• Be proactive

• Work well under pressure

• Be passionate

• A strong decision maker

• Possess strong communication skills

• Be articulate and numerate

• Be strong willed

• Be analytical and strategic in your thinking

• Used to working under pressure in a fast paced and exciting role

You will be responsible for all dealings and negotiations with suppliers, ensuring stock levels are managed and met, and working to KPIs. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to negotiate at all levels.

If you believe you have what it takes, please submit your application for immediate consideration.

Discovery are the retained managing consultants. All applications will be assessed by Discovery Graduates. We believe that every graduate is capable of getting a good graduate job given the right support, advice and training and we only work with companies who recognise the value that the right graduate can bring to their business.

Location: West Midlands

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