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Job Title

Senior Buyer

Reference13877754001_900871
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing
Salary£50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Town/CityNewcastle upon Tyne
LocationsCleveland / Teesside, County Durham, Northumberland, Tyne Tees, Tyneside, Wearside
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted02 January 2018

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This role is an excellent opportunity for a senior buyer to take a step up into managing two junior buyers. You will be responsible for all strategic purchasing within the business as well as the demand planning side.

Client Details

My client is a fast paced FMCG business who have impressive growth plans over the next 5 years. Due to this, they are seeking a senior procurement professional to join their head office team.

Description

Overseeing the procurement of finished goods, raw materials, equipment and services for our UK businesses

Management of purchasing team of two.

Working with stakeholders and customers to maintain an appropriate level of inventory whilst maintaining an in stock position.

Working with internal stakeholders to identify and negotiate cost reduction opportunities on new and existing products, conducting price and cost analysis for all products, establishing negotiation strategies, analysing commodity trends and competitive pricing and to ensure that all procurements are based on competitive bids.

Detailing procurement performance through metrics and key performance indicators.

Select suitable suppliers for new product launches and negotiate best pricing and quality.

Profile

Proven track record of driving supplier performance across price, quality and delivery.

Strong planning and negotiating skills.

Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills.

Strong IT knowledge and skills which must include MS Excel and ERP systems.

Highly motivated and able to work under own initiative.



Job Offer

£50,000+

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