New Product Development Buyer – Peterborough – £27,000 – £30,000 pa

New Product Development Buyer


£27,000 – £30,000 – DOE

 Are you a confident and enthusiastic New Product Development Buyer looking for a new role?

Coulter Elite Resourcing are currently looking for a New Product Development Buyer to work with one of their market leading and luxury clients based in Cambridgeshire.

The role as New Product Development Buyer will see you bringing on new suppliers from the UK and general suppliers from Europe and around the world to add to our current supplier base.

As a New Product Development Buyer, you will work closely with the Buying team to cultivate new products at competitive prices for various shows within the schedule.

Principle Responsibilities for the New Product Development Buyer:

  • Proactively source multiple/new suppliers across all the relative and identified product areas
  • Find and source new product areas and work with the relevant buying department to help grow the supplier’s product range.
  • Pass through the minimum required amount of new suppliers’ / Product cats in line with KPI’s set out.
  • Proactively identify and attend trade and retail shows both in the UK and abroad to identify new suppliers, trends and areas for growth across all categories within the business.
  • To manage, develop and grow new supplier accounts and deliver the first few shows from start to finish before handing to the appropriate account management team.
  • Monitor trends, market pricing and identify new markets and product opportunities.  

Person specification New Product Development Buyer:

  • Ability to work out of the office on the road and attend trade shows in UK, Europe and the USA.
  • Be entrepreneurial and tenacious in your approach.
  • Be able to understand terms and conditions and have a strong understanding of trading budgets.
  • Excellent numeracy and grammatical skills with a key eye for detail.
  • Able to react quickly to tasks and work under pressure while maintaining high standards in line with Company core values: – our team, our products, our suppliers, customers and our attitude
  • Strong account and personal management skills that can deal with varied personality styles.
  • Want to be a team player and support their colleagues and company.

 This is a full-time permanent New Product Development Buyer position, working 5 days a week Monday to Friday – 9am-5.30pm

If this New Product Development Buyer position sounds like you, then please forward your CV to Fraser Hendry at Coulter Elite Resourcing