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Buyer - Lighting Products

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Hendon, North West London, London

Published
21-01-2020
Job ad details
Published
21-01-2020
Expires
04-02-2020
Job ID
LJA-78996874
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Salary level
£35,000 - £40,000  per year
Job sector
Retail

Job Title: Buyer – Lighting Products
Job Ref: ERS-963
Location: NW London
Reporting to: Managing Director
Our client is a well-established, leading technology company who develop award winning LED products. Due to their continued growth they are now looking to recruit a buyer to join the team in NW London.
You must have good industry experience in dealing with suppliers in the far east as well as excellent product knowledge of electrical and lighting product ranges
Purpose of Job
To work in conjunction with Product Managers to manage assigned LED products with a focus on Luminaries - with experience of Led Battens, outdoor lighting (including floodlights , emergency & bulk heads) and also decorative indoor lighting and controls.
Main Responsibilities
* To work in conjunction with Lighting Product Managers
* Understand current demand dynamics and product lifecycles
* Build up a sales forecast based on outstanding quotations and inputs from the sales team
* Suggest and plan forward orders up to 6 months ahead
* Understand the products and market dynamics to negotiate prices with suppliers and agree with Product Managers
* Follow and manage the importation of products and plan and arrange testing in line with company procedures
* Be aware of supplier’s strengths and weaknesses in the market.
* Monitor competitors and follow on feedback to Product Managers on situation.
* Suggest new products to the Product Managers and report on developments in markets and products you see through your contact with suppliers.
* Ensuring quality products are bought, liaising with suppliers on issues
* Manage lead-time and order date, and report any delays and liaise with sales to communicate issues early
* Provide lead-time and prices to sales in conjunction with Product Managers
* Ability to work with quality control and the light lab
* Travel to suppliers in the Far East and trade shows
* The ability to work independently and with entrepreneurial flair is essential
Skills Required
- Experience buying products
- Working with the Far East
- Good Excel skills
- Experience with lighting/ electrical products
- Ability to work independently
* Skilled negotiator.
* Demonstrate commercial acumen, with drive and ambition.
* Manage time and objectives with the Company and independently.
* Technical knowledge of all aspects of LED lighting.
Other Requirements
- Friendly, enthusiastic, determined, flexible, self motivated, reliable, conscientious, team player, sense of humour, achievement motivated, able to work under pressure, interest in technical issues.
Great opportunities for career progression within the company.
If you feel you have the right background and skills for this role, please apply now.
ERS UK Ltd are a leading resourcing company who currently partner a host of electrical wholesale clients throughout the UK. Due to our industry experience we are extremely well placed to research and make the best possible match between the needs of our clients and the requirements of our candidates. We achieve this through hard work, professionalism and diligence combined with an extensive network of contacts across the industry. With over 25 years’ experience in recruiting, we are able to source the highest calibre candidates for our clients whilst ensuring that candidates are kept well informed during the recruiting process. We have an enviable reputation in the industry for delivering a first-class service to both clients and candidates

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LJA-78996874CV-Library-2110212672110212672020-01-21T00:00:00Buyer - Lighting ProductsJob Title: Buyer – Lighting Products
Job Ref: ERS-963
Location: NW London
Reporting to: Managing Director
Our client is a well-established, leading technology company who develop award winning LED products. Due to their continued growth they are now looking to recruit a buyer to join the team in NW London.
You must have good industry experience in dealing with suppliers in the far east as well as excellent product knowledge of electrical and lighting product ranges
Purpose of Job
To work in conjunction with Product Managers to manage assigned LED products with a focus on Luminaries - with experience of Led Battens, outdoor lighting (including floodlights , emergency & bulk heads) and also decorative indoor lighting and controls.
Main Responsibilities
* To work in conjunction with Lighting Product Managers
* Understand current demand dynamics and product lifecycles
* Build up a sales forecast based on outstanding quotations and inputs from the sales team
* Suggest and plan forward orders up to 6 months ahead
* Understand the products and market dynamics to negotiate prices with suppliers and agree with Product Managers
* Follow and manage the importation of products and plan and arrange testing in line with company procedures
* Be aware of supplier’s strengths and weaknesses in the market.
* Monitor competitors and follow on feedback to Product Managers on situation.
* Suggest new products to the Product Managers and report on developments in markets and products you see through your contact with suppliers.
* Ensuring quality products are bought, liaising with suppliers on issues
* Manage lead-time and order date, and report any delays and liaise with sales to communicate issues early
* Provide lead-time and prices to sales in conjunction with Product Managers
* Ability to work with quality control and the light lab
* Travel to suppliers in the Far East and trade shows
* The ability to work independently and with entrepreneurial flair is essential
Skills Required
- Experience buying products
- Working with the Far East
- Good Excel skills
- Experience with lighting/ electrical products
- Ability to work independently
* Skilled negotiator.
* Demonstrate commercial acumen, with drive and ambition.
* Manage time and objectives with the Company and independently.
* Technical knowledge of all aspects of LED lighting.
Other Requirements
- Friendly, enthusiastic, determined, flexible, self motivated, reliable, conscientious, team player, sense of humour, achievement motivated, able to work under pressure, interest in technical issues.
Great opportunities for career progression within the company.
If you feel you have the right background and skills for this role, please apply now.
ERS UK Ltd are a leading resourcing company who currently partner a host of electrical wholesale clients throughout the UK. Due to our industry experience we are extremely well placed to research and make the best possible match between the needs of our clients and the requirements of our candidates. We achieve this through hard work, professionalism and diligence combined with an extensive network of contacts across the industry. With over 25 years’ experience in recruiting, we are able to source the highest calibre candidates for our clients whilst ensuring that candidates are kept well informed during the recruiting process. We have an enviable reputation in the industry for delivering a first-class service to both clients and candidates
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Job ad details
Published
21-01-2020
Expires
04-02-2020
Job ID
LJA-78996874
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Salary level
£35,000 - £40,000  per year
Job sector
Retail