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Buyer (FMCG food)

Buyer (FMCG food)

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    ££competitive depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

  • Contact email:

    lucys@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

  • Job ref:

    SP/FMCG/081746

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-19

  • Start date:

    2019-01-24

A market leading FMCG food manufacturer is now seeking a Buyer to join their procurement team at their site in the South Manchester area.

Supporting the Senior Buyer, the Buyer will be responsible for creating and executing short, medium and long term procurement strategies and to assist in price forecasting, sourcing and procurement of raw materials and consumables for the business.

The successful Buyer will have previous purchasing experience within an FMCG food manufacturing environment (essential). You will have excellent IT / systems skills with proven experience of managing ERP and MRP supply chain systems.

• Directly and indirectly responsible for sourcing negotiating and placing of contracts for Raw Materials and Packaging
• Providing the business with up to date market and product information to enable informed business decisions to be formulated
• Develop and maintain excellent supplier relationships with key strategic /critical suppliers to improve supplier performance
• Liaise with Technical Department over supplier assurance protocols
• Reduce stock write offs to agreed minimum yearly level in liaison with planning department.

Application via CV



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