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Buying Analyst - FMCG

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Other
LocationsKent, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesOperations, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted31 August 2018

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The Buying Analyst - FMCG will be tasked with supporting the strategic management of commodity purchases (and other goods and services), through effective data analysis, data mining, forecasting, excel programming and market research.

Client Details

Based in one of the Medway towns are clients are leading suppliers within the FMCG industry. A well recognised, well established brand and a top employer in regards to support and development.


The Buying Analyst - FMCG will be required firstly to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal customers and suppliers. Secondly, to provide additional analytical support including customer profitability, cashflow assessment and risk identification in terms and conditions.

  • Provide timely and effective statistical data analysis to support the development of procurement strategy
  • Improve existing business processes through excel programming
  • Conduct market research, identifying price trends, market influences and potential future market movements
  • Regularly attend and present market updates to various internal and external customers
  • Negotiate prices for the supply of goods and services, ensuring best value for money
  • Storage planning and third party raw material warehousing


The successful Buying Analyst - FMCG will be able to demonstrate:
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong communication skills with bodies of all levels
  • 1st Class university degree

Job Offer

Competitive salary

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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