United Kingdom
Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Chemical
£35000 - £45000 per annum
12 months
A global FMCG business is currently recruiting a Buyer for a 12 month maternity cover contract. The role will be based at their HQ in Liverpool but operates a hybrid working policy (2 days working from home) to start ASAP

Working closely with the Senior Buyer and Commercial Lead, the successful Buyer will be responsible for a c£20m spend portfolio managing a range of suppliers globally based. The successful Buyer will ideally have previous buying experience in a complex, fast paced manufacturing environment.

You may be an Assistant Buyer seeking a step up opportunity or a seasoned Buyer looking to utilse your experience in a global supplier market.

Responsibilities of the Buyer include:

• Managing spends across defined category
• Managing key stakeholder and supplier relationships
• Understand risk management of the procurement category
• Maintain, monitor and establish supplier contracts.
• Research & develop supply markets
• Maintain market information on price fluctuations, market trends etc
• To liaise with the Stock Control team to deliver the inbound and outbound service level
• Provide complete and accurate reports as required.
• Regular participation in internal project teams to ensure Buying team requirements and expertise are considered in all appropriate projects
• Represent, perform and act in the absence of the more senior member of the buying team on major issues / initiatives.
• Support delivery of NPD/EPD projects, including sourcing of new suppliers and ensuring the commercial viability of all projects.

Application via CV

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