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Senior Buyer

Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
LocationsCheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted13 August 2018

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Senior Buyer of Commodities / Raw Ingredients required for a FMCG Food Manufacturer in Merseyside

Your new company

This multi-national company manufacture and supply some of the UK's biggest food brands and food products to retailers and suppliers. Working in their modern, vibrant and state of the art working facilities, they are looking to recruit a commodities Buyer Senior Buyer as a result of continuous demand for their products.

Your new role

Working closely with the Head of Buying your main objective is to ensure the procurement of specific food ingredients are at the lowest cost for the quantity, quality and delivery requirements of the company. You’ll also be using effective analysis tools to maintain stock levels, and be negotiating cost price of raw materials. As an expert in your market-place, you will also be accountable for managing the contracts with your suppliers, planning, organising and coordinating their performance and activity

What you'll need to succeed

Ideally you will have experience in the Purchasing and Procurement of Food Ingredients and / or the Commodities that go in to the production of foods, within a high volume FMCG environment. In this environment you will have developed outstanding commercial, organisation and influencing skills. You will be a shrewd negotiator, with the ability to prioritise a demanding workload. you will also bring excellent communication and influencing skills, that will enable you to build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

What you'll get in return

You’ll be offered a competitive salary along with a generous and achievable bonus. Not only this, but you will also receive a private healthcare package and 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays). The company also offers a generous pension scheme and a car allowance. You will also be part of an impressive training programme which will help you develop your skills to match your new role.

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