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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing
Salary£30,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted28 August 2018

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Buyer - FMCG - Manchester

Client Details

My Client is an ambitious and successful food distributor based in Manchester that has shown rapid and continuous growth. They are looking for an experienced Meat Buyer to join there expanding team, they have a great culture and vibe within the business and their success is a testament to the employees and ethos of the business.


The key responsibilities for this Meat Buyer role based in Manchester will be;

  • Manage the meat category and ensure that the best outcome is secured for the business and the customer.
  • Take a strategic approach through supplier review and selection to maximise savings and reduce cost.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders in the business making sure that other departments are in unison with one another.
  • Lead the meat category with little if any assistance and support other areas of the purchasing department when needed.
  • Build new and maintain/improve relationships with suppliers whilst negotiating the best terms and costs.
  • Proactively seek new ways to develop the category and improve processes in place.


The successful candidate for this FMCG Buyer role will be;

  • Proactive in their approach with a think it do it mentality.
  • Innovative mindset, looking at ways to improve or maximise opportunities.
  • Experienced in meat buying with a minimum of 3 years in this area.
  • Ambitious and wanting to progress and pick up additional responsibilities.
  • Someone who will take a strategic approach to deliver results.
  • CIPS qualified.

Job Offer

£30,000 - £45,000 + Package

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