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Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing
Salary£35,000 to £38,000 per annum
LocationsCornwall, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted27 June 2018

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Skilled Buyer needed for 6 month Interim position with FMCG business in Launceston Cornwall

Your new role

Skilled Buyer needed for 6 month Interim position with FMCG business in Launceston, East Cornwall

What you'll need to succeed

Due to expansion my client, a FMCG manufacturer in East Cornwall seeks a skilled Buyer for an initial 6 month contract, assisting with the day to day purchasing for the business. Your duties include (but are not limited to):
  • Day to day issue resolution on materials or supply issues
  • Maintain and development relationships with all existing and potential suppliers
  • Attend weekly meetings
  • Work in conjunction with and assist the site purchasing team and other internal contacts on value adding activities over and above the day to day running of the company.
  • Negotiate for NPD materials.
  • Ensure the site is up to speed and aware of new information and innovation concepts
  • Alongside the senior buyer advise on material pricing budget formulation
  • Produce reports on your area as instructed and maintain supplier performance system
  • Analyse and resolve invoice queries as and when they crop up to ensure suppliers are paid in a timely manner.
  • Negotiate new and improved terms with suppliers as appropriate

What you'll get in return

Salary circa £35,000 + Benefits. Initial 6 month contract

What you need to do now
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