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Senior Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing
Salary£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsMerseyside, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted06 September 2018

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Senior Buyer - FMCG - Liverpool

Client Details

My client is a well recognised, global FMCG Manufacturer based in Liverpool that pride themselves on the quality and reliability of their products. They are looking for a Senior Buyer to join the business at their site in Liverpool.


The key responsibilities for this FMCG Senior Buyer based in Liverpool will be;

  • Manage the spend across all direct materials including raw materials and packaging.
  • Develop and maintain relationships across the supply base with new and existing suppliers to ensure that requirements are met, best terms are achieved (such as service levels and delivery) and cost savings are made where ever possible.
  • Analyse market trends and risks to optimise the performance of Purchasing and Supply Chain, mitigate risk and identify opportunities within the market.
  • Raise Purchase orders whilst maintaining data and order information.
  • Provide support and manage 1 other to make sure that sound decisions are made and development of reports are achieved.
  • Develop strategic objectives within Purchasing in line with the business.
  • Manage end to end Purchasing and Supply chain from strategic sourcing and VAVE through to inventory management.


The successful candidate for this Senior Buyer within FMCG will;

  • Be competent in Negotiating and influencing.
  • Have experience of 3 years plus in a direct Purchasing role with FMCG or Chemicals.
  • Be working towards CIPS or already CIPS qualified, also Degree qualified is desirable.
  • Be analytically strong and able to pick up on opportunities.
  • Have strategic sourcing knowledge, mitigating risk, supplier appraisal etc.
  • Willingness to travel on limited occasions.
  • Commercially aware and able to drive performance with enthusiasm.

Job Offer

£35000 - Circa £45,000 + Package

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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