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Buyer - FMCG

RecruiterVertical Advantage
Industry SectorChemicals, FMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Grocery, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Non-Grocery, Retail
Salary£200 to £220 per annum
LocationsAvon, Gloucestershire, Somerset, South West, Wiltshire
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted02 October 2017

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An FMCG contract manufacturer are seeking an experienced Buying professional to take on a short term contract.

The Organisation

You will be working for an international business with an earned reputation for speed and quality. You will be working at a modern site, with a mix of automated and manual lines.

The business deals with high volume product lines and a large portfolio of SKUs. They pride themselves on their flexibility to adapt to changes market demands.

The Role

Working in a predetermined category portfolio, you will procure raw materials and packaging items in line with an established procurement strategy, seeking to ensure the best price, availability and quality possible within budgets.

You will administer all your purchase orders through the company’s robust MRP system, and will work collaboratively with Supply Chain and Production teams to anticipate and mitigate risks, such as delays and shortages.

You will help calculate costs in collaboration with NPD teams, through liaising with established and new suppliers.

The Person

You will have a number of years’ experience in Buying roles within the FMCG sector, covering Raw Materials and/or Packaging components.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate an appreciation for the NPD process, with evidence of their ability to collaborate with senior stakeholders in other teams.

Please apply for full details about this opportunity.

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Recruiter: Vertical Advantage
Tel: +44 (0)207 438 1565
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