Memento Exclusives is currently looking for an organised and experienced Buyer to join our team and manage all our purchasing activity for the extensive and diverse product portfolio for a growing sport memorabilia business. You’ll be working with licensees including Formula 1, UFC, MotoGP and more, joining the business during its biggest year to date!

The role will focus on managing vendor relationships and will involve working closely with internal stake holders within the business. It is a diverse role, covering all aspects of the purchasing function from engineering parts (drawn), proprietary components, 3rd party products and ‘business as usual’ requirements. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic individual with previous experience in a similar purchasing role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery of Purchasing cost reductions through effective sourcing and negotiation with suppliers
  • Raise PO's, ensuring that all supporting documentation and necessary justifications are included and guide them through the approval process
  • Developing supplier relationships in existing and new territories. Continuous search of new suppliers according to different commodity requirements
  • Analysing vendor performance failures, identifying issues, and implementing appropriate corrective actions
  • Engaging and assisting with ongoing parts re-sourcing and group co- sourcing programs and initiatives. Continually assessing and reviewing the supply base capability to deliver price, quality and service excellence to the business and evaluating opportunities and risk

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Possesses a strong understanding of Engineering drawings and manufacturing techniques
  • Demonstrates excellent prioritisation skills with the ability to plan and organise effectively within a pressurised, fast paced environment.
  • Is a strong communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Interest in motor racing and other sports would be preferred

Please contact Gareth Van Den Berg – Head of Merchandise – for a full job description if you interested in applying for this role.