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Replenishment Buyer

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Full-Time Permanent

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Hourly Wage: to be discussed with successful candidate, depending on experience.

Full Time; Permanent

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 8am – 4.30pm

(Monday to Thursday 8am -5.30pm as required)

The basic function of the replenishment Buyer is to ensure that stock is available in the warehouse when it is required.  Maintaining in-stock service levels whilst dealing with over 8000 products, over 150 suppliers and importing from all over the world, makes this a very busy and demanding department. 

With the responsibility for ensuring that optimum stock levels are maintained by monitoring sales history and adjusting to market and seasonal trends this role provides a large degree of autonomy and responsibility and the successful candidate must therefore be able to display good organisational skills and have the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.

The Role:

  • Calculating and generating stock orders, based on sales history while taking into account market or seasonal trends and promotional activity
  • Monitoring stock levels using various reporting methods to identify potential stock availability problems
  • Determine accurate forecasts for replenishment, promotional sales and seasonal demand planning
  • Responsible for recognizing trends or patterns and adjusting forecasts accordingly
  • Generating reports and subsequent charges based on sales activity
  • Liaising confidently with suppliers in dealing with promotional opportunities and stock availability issues
  • Working to ensure that stock is received and receipted in a timely fashion
  • Provide support for the purchasing admin team as required
  • General admin duties, including receipting stock on to the internal database and matching supplier invoices

The Person:

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Analytical mindset and good at problem solving
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels both within the business and externally (both verbally and written)
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines and multi-task
  • Take pride in your work  

Qualifications / Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English and Maths
  • Minimum 1 year experience of working within an office environment
  • Confident in dealing with mathematic equations and exchange rate calculations
  • Experience in working with Microsoft Office Applications – particularly MS Excel (the successful candidate should be comfortable in working with formulae and with data manipulation within MS Excel)

Desirable Critieria

  • Experience of working within a purchasing or stock based environment 

To apply please submit your CV using the apply now button.

Glenkrag reserves the right to enhance the shortlisting criteria in the event of an unprecedented response.

Glenkrag are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Glenkrag is the largest wholesaler to the Pet, Aquatic and Garden Trade in Irealnd, Supplying over 7,000 lines of dry goods for dogs, cats, reptiles, birds, small animals, ponds, acquatic, and over 2,000 lines of Tropical, Coldwater and Pond fish to our 500 customers in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

Glenkrag currently operate a fleet of 12 lorries and vans, ensuring regular deliveries to all parts of Ireland.