Buyer (Consumer Goods)

  • Location

    Singapore

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    S$5000 - S$6000 per month

  • Contact:

    Nicola Clarke

  • Contact email:

    nicola.clarke@voltasia.com.sg

  • Job ref:

    BBBH9041_1615801172

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-14

  • Consultant:

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My client is a leading MNC within the Consumer Goods industry and are looking for a buyer to join them. This candidate will work in a team of 3 and report to the Procurement Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Source for new brands and products while review existing products to ensure competitiveness in the market.
  • Manage the entire acquisition process for new products; from sourcing, negotiating of prices and terms of contract.
  • Anticipate/forecast future trends.
  • Manage inventory stock levels and be ready to respond to changes in demand and supply and logistics-related challenges.
  • Work closely with relevant parties to build brand awareness of new products to capture and retain market share.
  • Source for new suppliers and vendors to ensure price competitiveness
  • Manage existing suppliers and vendors ensuring the best service
  • Negotiate with suppliers for greater range of products, more cost efficient

Requirements

  • Degree in Business Management, Marketing, or equivalent
  • At least 4 years of experience in merchandising and/ or product development, preferably in an FMCG or consumer goods environment.
  • Goal oriented, proactive and resilient
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong negotiation skills to work closely with suppliers