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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Retail
Salary£25,000 per annum
LocationsEast Midlands, Nottinghamshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted28 September 2018

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A brand new role has been created to support the development of a business which is evolving at pace. In this role you be supporting the purchasing function by sourcing finished goods from the Far East.

Client Details

A business which specialises in manufacturing and supplying a wide range of goods into a number of markets on various platforms. Despite still being a fairly new company, they have grown a tremendous amount over the past 20 years and have huge plans for the future.


As the Buyer you will be responsible for the following:
  • Raising orders, acknowledgements, queries resolution, etc
  • Chasing and expediting purchase orders with suppliers
  • Liaise between Purchasing and Sales to ensure the Sales Orders are 100% OTIF
  • Manage supplier tenders and perform sourcing activities and supplier evaluation
  • Supporting bigger purchasing projects through to completion


The successful candidate for the Buyer role will ideally have the following key skills and qualities:
  • Previous purchasing experience within a FMCG environment
  • An analytic approach
  • Commercial awareness
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Good time management, prioritisation, negotiation & organisational skills
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant qualification/experience
  • Advanced Excel skills

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