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Buyer - Food Manufacturing / FMCG

Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Other
Salary£28,000 to £34,000 per annum
LocationsEast Midlands, Leicestershire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted13 February 2018

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I am currently working in partnership with a successful and established SME in North Leicestershire. Looking to strengthen their procurement team, my client are seeking a Buyer. Specialising in the food industry previously would be advantageous; it would be beneficial for the Buyer to have had similar buying experience, certainly within an FMCG environment at least.

Headline responsibilities of the Buyer:
- Managing a supplier base across various products and raw materials
- Measuring supplier performance against agreed KPI's
- Working cross-functionally (technical, planning, production) in line with business strategy
- Continually ensuring quality, price and service standards are met
- Negotiate contract terms to save costs
- Improvement departmental processes where required to drive success of the team

To be successful in this role, you will need/have:
- Previous experience within a similar position
- Food Manufacturing / FMCG background
- Proven negotiation skills and successes
- The ability to communicate, engage and influence Internal and external stakeholders/suppliers
- Ambition and drive - studying for CIPS would be a good indication of this

If you fit the criteria described and would like to find out more, please do not hesitate to get in touch/apply.

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