Senior Buyer-FMCG hygiene & chemicals supplier

27 Jul 2017
27 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Buyer-FMCG hygiene & chemicals supplier

£50,000-£55,000 plus car, bonus & fantastic company perks


I am seeking an experienced Buyer to maximise the long-term profitability of a specified category of products, whilst achieving budgeted income & term targets.

You will maintain and grow long-standing supplier relationships and develop new opportunities at a competitive price. You will take the lead in negotiating commercial and contractual terms for nationally.

The role & requirements:

  • Purchasing experience is essential with non-food hygiene and chemical products
  • Previous people management experience
  • Supply Chain understanding
  • Experience in a fast-paced and high volume business (food or catering an advantage)
  • Ability to target and deliver significant cost savings
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Strong organisation skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • You must be able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines. 
  • demonstrate an aptitude for financial acumen in managing your budgets

The candidate:

  • Have good commercial awareness, creative, organised with the ability to multi-task
  • Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, with a collaborate approach
  • Hands-on’ self-starter and must have excellent proven influencing and negotiating skills in managing product costs and income generation
  • Demonstrate an aptitude for financial acumen in managing your budgets.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a positive, supportive team, and earn the utmost in employee rewards and career development.

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