Buyer – Hargroves Cycles

Hargroves Cycles Published: 25 August, 2017
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Buyer – Hargroves Cycles – Calmore, Southampton – Salary 20-25K
The Role
As a Buyer, you will work very closely with your colleagues in the Buying team to make sure Hargroves Cycles provides the best products, at the best price at the right time. Working in an exciting and demanding environment you will be at the forefront technology and product knowledge ensuring Hargroves Cycles maintains its position as one of the best IBD’s in the cycling industry. You’ll be regularly attending tradeshows, looking for new ways to ensure Hargroves Cycles offers the best products to our customers.
Key responsibilities:
● Purchase order creation and processing
● Range planning
● Stock ordering to keep our stores and website well stocked at all times
● Purchasing in line with budgets and seasonal demand
● Price and inventory management
● Product creation and management
● Adjust pricing as required
● Being aware of market trends and the latest technology
● Liaising with suppliers and attending trade shows
● Negotiating discounts to increase margins
● Continually improving margin, efficiency and time-savings
● Maintain current and build supplier relationships and seek new suppliers
● Ad hoc duties as required

Skills and experience:
● Previous purchasing experience preferable but not essential
● Cycling experience advantageous
● Analytical approach to problem solving
● Self-motivated and organised
● Works well under pressure and deadlines
● Exceptional attention to detail
● Strong written and communication skills
● Understanding of VAT, margins, stock turn but can be taught
● IT literate especially using Microsoft Excel

Enjoy our benefits
● Trade price staff purchases on bikes, parts, accessories and clothing
● Employer contribution matched Pension scheme
● Company Bonus
● Cycle to work scheme
● 28 days holiday, including bank holidays

How to apply - Please apply by sending a copy of your CV and covering letter via the apply button below with the subject header – Buyer - Warehouse
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