Buyer

Job Reference: booker/TP/14405/2772
Planned Number of Hires: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Monday-Friday, 9-5.30pm
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: 37.5hrs
Closing Date: 01/11/2019
Job Category: Support Centre Roles
Dept/Region: Support Centre - Harefield
Business Area: Booker Retail Partners
Location: Widewater Place Moorhall Road Harefield

Whats in it for you

At Booker Group we offer excellent benefits that help make our business a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to;

A great holiday package

Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Save As You Earn Scheme

Give As You Earn Scheme

Free eye tests and subsidised eye care

A commitment to your career development

Discounted shopping in both Tesco and Booker stores

Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile and Tesco Bank

Deals & Discounts through many other external businesses

Free on-site parking

About the role

We have a truly exciting opportunity for a Soft Drinks Buyer to join our buying team in our Head Office in Harefield. As a Buyer you will be responsible for managing your own category within the Ambient/impulse Team.

 

You will be responsible for

Delivery of competitive consumer offer- lowest cost price, promotions and range in line with the brand

Contribution and delivery of joint business and category plans to grow sales and margins

Managing key relationships with suppliers and negotiating effectively

Cross functional working, liaising with Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing, Trading Services, and the Sales Team and Retailers

 

You will need

Experience of buying food in a Retail/Wholesale environment- Soft drinks would be advantageous

Proven track record or building relationships with suppliers and negotiating effectively

Knowledge of retailers/suppliers

Financial/Commercial awareness

 

About The Company

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Chef Direct.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*