Buyer - Food Manufacturing Business

Location
Midlands Region
Salary
Circa £50k + bonus
Posted
10 Jun 2019
Closes
10 Jul 2019
Ref
STBuyer
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Buyer - Food Manufacturing Business - Midlands

Competitive salary + bonus

A market leading FMCG food manufacturer is recruiting for a Buyer to join their procurement team. 

This is a well- established business keen to secure an ambitious, proactive Buyer to assume responsibility for the smaller categories initially and who will grow with the business. You will be a confident Buyer, ideally with some experience in packaging, raw materials, consumables and in directs within a manufacturing environment. 

Experience of negotiating, rapport building and managing difficult accounts will be advantageous for this position. This role will work within a small team and carry a broad level of autonomy and is an excellent development role. 

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 Buyer with at least 3 years experience in role, ideally within an FMCG manufacturing environment, food manufacturing will be advantageous. 

Please send your CV to sarah@fmcgexecutive.com

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted due to high volumes.

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