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Senior Buyer (18 Month Contract)

Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing, Other
Salary£28,000 to £35,000 per annum
LocationsDerbyshire, East Midlands, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted11 June 2018

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Senior Buyer - FMCG - Grantham

Your new company

My client are a large FMCG production business based close to Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Your new role

A strategically focused role with responsibility for the management of purchasing across a range of categories within the ingredient and packaging spend portfolio across the group . You will lead and act as a commercial representative working in a cross-functional environment, delivering against agreed challenging targets; driving efficiencies and ensuring best total cost of acquisition while minimising risk. Working with Commodity Manager to ensure total value across spend.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Strong experience in a Purchasing Department
  • Flexibility to travel as required
  • Recent experience in managing a range of suppliers and categories
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Effective communication, influencing and teamwork skills
  • Proven cost savings across a range of categories
  • Proven Project Management and Implementation Skills
  • Driving License
  • Proficiency in supplier benchmarking and tender process
  • Strong IT skills (Word, Excel & Powerpoint)

What you'll get in return

This is a strong opportunity for an ambitious buying professional to progress their career in a challenging and rewarding environment.

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