Buyer (Food Manufacturing)

Buyer (Food Manufacturing)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sara Frith

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8951

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A leading and entrepreneurial FMCG food manufacturer is 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.
This is a progressive opportunity to grow and develop within a market leading business and would be suitable for someone seeing their second role with 2-3 years experience

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.

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.

To apply please contact Sara 0151 6668951

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