effective negotiation, networking and dealing with numbers, the Non-Trade
Supplies Buyer is contributing to the company in controlling cost and increase
profits. Also to deal with other factors such as environmental sustainability,
risk management and ethical issues.
Role and Responsibilities:
i. Forecast levels of in-store usage of a
range of packaging / display materials and products used in a retail store.
ii. Keep a constant check on stock levels.
iii. Conduct research to ascertain the best
products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality.
iv. Negotiate on the quotation & liaise
between suppliers and manufacturers.
v. Build and maintain good relationships with
new and existing suppliers.
vi. To be the check and balance for both
Non Trade Packaging and Non Trade Asset.
vii. Forecast price trends and their impact
on future activities.
viii. Ensure suppliers are aware of business
ix. Process payments and invoices.
x. Prepare quarterly and yearly report on
Non Trade usages for all outlets/group
xi. Perform any other duties in general
operational functions and ad-hoc assignments.