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Wholesale Buyer

Our client is looking for a dynamic and skilled individual to join their company as a Wholesale Buyer.

They are a company based in Ruislip in London and buy and sell non-food FMCG products such as Toiletries, Household Goods and Medicines to Retailers.

The ideal candidate would already have some experience of these types of goods and would already be in a buying role. 

In this role, you will meet and negotiate with manufacturer’s representatives, travel to appropriate wholesale exhibitions and make choices about their product offerings.

You will also make deals with their suppliers in regard to pricing and work to take advantage of pricing offers and be able to see the bigger picture from a profitability and cost perspective.  You will build relationships with other wholesalers and buy and sell competitively to and from them as well. 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Procure wholesale products and supplies through vendors 
  • Discuss pricing with the vendor and reach an agreement that includes discounts for volume orders, shipping incentives and other reasonable costs within the company’s budget
  • Set Sales Pricing
  • Manage Inventory
  • Choose products to offer that meet the needs of the company’s customers by carefully reviewing potential items 
  • Collaborate with management to determine pricing strategies 
  • Research information about customer attitudes and wants for future product lines
  • Present new merchandise lines to other staff members and demonstrate the features and benefits of each product
  • Negotiate discount terms, prices, quantities or transportation arrangements with suppliers
  • Authorise return of merchandise or payment invoices
  • Analyse trends, sales records and economic conditions to anticipate ongoing requirements

Key Skills & Qualifications:


  • Two or more years of experience in purchasing
  • Ability to negotiate pricing and shipping details with vendors
  • Ability to buy and sell wholesale and bulk 
  • Strong communication skills

How to Apply

If this role is of interest and you would like to learn more please attach your CV to the link provided and the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Competitive according to age and experience
  • Location: Ruislip
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Purchasing
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: DAD13
  • Posted: 2020-10-21 12:44:49 -

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