Senior Buyer (Manufacturing)

Senior Buyer (Manufacturing)

  • Location

    North West London

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Helen Darnell

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8967

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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An FMCG manufacturer with a site in the North West London area is currently seeking a Senior Buyer to be responsible for creating and fulfilling short, medium and long term procurement strategies.

The successful Senior Buyer will be responsible for developing excellent working relationships with internal and external contacts, sourcing of raw materials and consumables and achieving financial value for the business.

Senior Buyer responsibilities include:
Price forecasting, sourcing and procurement of raw materials / consumables.
Directly and indirectly responsible for sourcing, negotiating and developing contracts for Raw Materials and Packaging
Keep the business up to date with market and product information.
Establish, develop and maintain excellent supplier relationships improving supplier performance.
Manage the price of commodities through strategic and low cost sourcing techniques.
Be involved in NPI along with key stakeholders in the business expanding the range and products.
Stakeholder management to improve visibility throughout, increasing margins and ensuring that multiple departments are in sync minimising risk and increasing overall performance.
Reduce stock write-offs to agreed minimum yearly level in liaison with the planning department.

You will be a commercially aware Buyer used to working within a manufacturing environment. You will have excellent attention to detail, strong negotiation skills and proven experience of liaising professionally with suppliers.

Application via CV

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