Buyer (FMCG)

Buyer (FMCG)

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

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  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A market leading entrepreneurial FMCG food manufacturer is currently  recruiting for a Buyer to join their procurement team. This role will work within a small team and carry a broad level of autonomy and is an excellent development role.

You will be a confident Buyer ideally degree educated / equivalent and hold / be working towards a CIPS qualification. The successful Buyer will ideally have buying / purchasing experience in packaging, raw materials, consumables and in directs within an FMCG manufacturing environment.

Buyer responsibilities include:
  • 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

Highly competitive salary + excelklent benefits including bonus scheme

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