Buyer - Food Manufacturing Business

Midlands Region
Circa £50k + bonus
10 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

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

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

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