Title: Senior Buyer
About the Company:
RainbowWaters is a leading supplier of pure and natural spring water sourced from the pristine mountains of Ioannina. The company specializes in bottling and distributing high-quality, reusable 18.9L bottles of water for residential and commercial use. In addition to bottling water, RW offers a wide range of subsidiary products, including water coolers, dispensers, and accessories, ensuring customers have everything they need for clean, refreshing water. The company is committed to sustainability, using eco-friendly practices such as reducing plastic waste through reusable water bottles and recycling. RW has earned a strong reputation for quality and reliability, building a loyal customer base throughout Greece.
As a retailer, RW provides a complete range of coffee-related products and consumables, catering to the needs of coffee enthusiasts. The company offers an extensive selection of coffee beans, ground coffee, coffee pods, brewing equipment, cups, straws, and other consumables. RW ensures that customers have access to a 360-degree supply of coffee-related products, from the beans to the final cup, providing a seamless and convenient experience.
We are seeking a driven and meticulous Senior Buyer to join our accomplished procurement team. The Senior Buyer will play a vital role in the procurement process, responsible for purchasing goods and services, engaging in supplier negotiations, and fostering strong supplier partnerships, including in the coffee and consumables business categories. This position presents an exceptional opportunity for a seasoned professional with expertise in procurement and supply chain management.
- Lead and oversee the procurement of goods and services in alignment with company requirements
- Establish and cultivate strong relationships with suppliers and vendors to ensure reliable partnerships
- Conduct negotiations with suppliers to secure competitive prices and favorable contract terms
- Conduct thorough market analyses to identify emerging trends and propose strategic adjustments to purchasing strategies
- Continuously monitor supplier performance to uphold contractual obligations and quality standards
- Maintain meticulous and up-to-date purchasing records and documentation
- Oversee the invoice processing and data entry in the ERP system, ensuring accuracy and adherence to established procedures
- Lead the strategic sourcing initiatives to identify cost-saving opportunities, optimize supplier selection, and improve overall procurement efficiency.
- Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, or a related field
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with a proven ability to foster positive supplier relationships
- Exceptional attention to detail, adept at multitasking and effectively prioritizing workload
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, with a focus on data analysis and reporting
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment
- Preferred prior experience in procurement or supply chain management, showcasing a solid understanding of industry practices
- Experience with invoice data verification and entry in an ERP system is highly desirable, highlighting proficiency in relevant tools and software.
As a Senior Buyer, your objective is to provide strategic leadership in the procurement process, focusing on supplier management, negotiation, and procurement strategy. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong supplier relationships, negotiating favorable terms and prices, and analyzing market trends to optimize purchasing strategies in the coffee and consumables categories. Additionally, you will oversee the accurate processing of invoices and purchase orders, ensuring data integrity within the company's ERP system.
By leveraging your expertise in procurement and supply chain management, you will contribute to the company's success in making informed purchasing decisions and achieving operational excellence, covering all aspects of the coffee supply chain, from sourcing beans to delivering a complete coffee experience with cups and consumables. If you are a highly motivated and experienced professional with a proven track record in procurement, we encourage you to apply for this impactful opportunity.
Here's what you can expect:
- Competitive Salary
- Essential tools provided (Laptop & Mobile)
- Performance-Based Bonuses
- Comprehensive Benefits
- Professional Development
- Work-Life Balance
- Recognition and Rewards
Join our team and unlock the full potential of your career with a comprehensive compensation package that reflects our commitment to your success. We highly value our employees and are dedicated to providing an attractive package that supports your professional growth, well-being, and overall satisfaction.