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Temporary Buyer (FTC 6-12 months)

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorChemicals, FMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Non-Grocery, Retail
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsEast Midlands, Leicestershire
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesImport & Export, Inventory Management, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted05 July 2018

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My FMCG manufacturing client based in Leicestershire, are looking to recruit a Temporary Buyer (FTC 6-12 months) to support the wider team during a couple of upcoming projects.

Client Details

My client operates within the FMCG industry (non-food) and boasts leading edge technology and excellent relationships with high street retailers and the major supermarket brands. They are a growing business and have doubled its turnover over the last two years.


As a Buyer, you will manage the purchasing process to achieve objectives regarding incoming goods, including both finished goods and consumables. With strong experience in a manufacturing based purchasing function, you will take a proactive approach in reviewing current suppliers and buying methodologies, making recommendations and implementing changes.

The role is key to leading the company forward in securing quality suppliers of materials and components covering price, payment terms, and delivery and quality targets managing an annual spend of approximately £9m per annum.


The successful candidate for the Temporary Buyer (FTC 6-12 months) will ideally be degree qualified, CIPS would be advantageous.

You will have previous experience in a Purchasing role and have proven track record of controlling and reducing external spend whilst developing a robust supplier base.

Job Offer

The successful candidate for the role of Temporary Buyer (FTC 6-12 months), will be offered c. £25,000 plus benefits.

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