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Senior Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsAvon, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted04 October 2017

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The Senior Buyer will take ownership of Raw Materials for manufacturer, the company has built a strong supplier base in the UK and Europe but it would be beneficial if Candidates have worked with suppliers in the far east previously.

Client Details

Our Client is a rapidly growing Consumer Goods company based in Bristol, with the recent success of it's E-commerce site the business is now shipping products worldwide.


Key responsibilities include but are not limited to;
  • Manage supplier relationships, including supplier selection, development, negotiation and management of contracts and monitor compliance with Supply Contracts, Agreements, Terms and Conditions
  • Ensure suppliers have a continuous improvement philosophy
  • Support on-going product development and cost reduction efforts by partnering with suppliers, Sales & Marketing and Operational departments to develop mutually beneficial strategies
  • Responsible for all Raw Materials sourcing activity on new and existing product lines, to include plastics, metals, rubbers and textiles.


The successful Candidate will posses
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Strong analytic skills with the ability of creating dashboards and reports
  • CIPS accreditation
  • Exposure to suppliers in both Europe and Far East
  • Solid understanding of ERP
  • Cost down approach

Job Offer

40k-45k + Benefits

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