Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer



£35,000 + commission + benefits

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer for our distributor client based in Armagh. The successful candidate will join a team of six, working within the Commercial Purchasing and Marketing department.

Dealing with imports from the UK + Ireland, Europe and the Far East, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering an efficient and effective sourcing programme in accordance with the Sales and Marketing departments.

Job Duties include:

  • Sourcing existing products and suitable alternatives from alternate suppliers where appropriate
  • Seek out best value to operate within the company’s working capital requirements
  • Sourcing new products in tandem with Marketing / Product Development
  • Ongoing price (re-)negotiation factoring in the impact of foreign currency movements and freight
  • Provide key information to Finance as regards the income stream from marketing contributions, annual rebates & growth bonus schemes
  • Ongoing product cost reduction and minimise supplier cost increases as they arise
  • Maintain the system price for all supplier price files in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure supplier price lists are maintained on the shared folder and links directly to the system product price list.
  • Manage price requests received from customer services on a daily basis and seek to ensure that you achieve the ‘best price’ in all cases.
  • Produce & maintain the full company selling price list. 
  • Manage supplier performance from information supplied by the Commercial Analyst.


Essential Criteria

  • 5 years + previous experience in a Purchasing/Buyer role
  • Experience of negotiating with global suppliers
  • Experience of managing set materials/products
  • CIPS qualification or working towards is advantageous
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • High degree of analytical skills with strong business acumen


 The salary on offer for this role is £35k depending on experience and comes with excellent career progression opportunities. If suitable for this role, please apply here or call Ciara at Bond for more information on 02890339968.

As a corporate member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), Bond Search & Selection operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business. We adhere to all relevant legislation and offer services regardless of age, race, sex, disability or religious belief.

Job type: 
Office Support
02890 339968
Armagh BT61

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