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My client is a well-recognised leader within the UK FMCG industry, with an expanding portfolio of bespoke products. With innovation at the heart of this business, the company seek a New Product Introduction buyer to focus on continuous improvements that will allow the company to remain at the forefront of their field. The opportunity presents a great work, life balance whilst remaining hardworking and professional.

Description

A successful NPI Buyer will have strong negotiation skills to effectively negotiate with global suppliers to drive down costs and improve efficiencies, while managing a strong relationship. This individual will be integral to the successful execution of new product launches as they manage all SKUs and commodities.

You Will:

  • Placing purchase orders with suppliers
  • Actioning and resolving of stock related issues with suppliers
  • Checking that the correct quantity and type of goods have been received

Profile

The NPI Buyer will have a proven track record within procurement, to ensure consistent cost efficiencies as well as a drive to succeed and a proactive approach to all tasks at hand. Manufacturing knowledge is essential. The ideal candidate will have a real passion to work for a rapidly growing company, as well as an understanding of the product design process. They will live local to Greenford, or willing to commute.

Other background essentials include:

  • Purchasing/CIPS Qualification
  • The ability to demonstrate a solid purchasing background in a relevant environment
  • Have at least 5 years' experience in manufacturing.

Job Offer

  • Salary up to £40 000
  • Benefits package, for example: Workplace pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, season tick loan, Childcare Vouchers
  • Parking on site

Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14071572/001
Job Type
Town/City
Greenford
Salary
£35000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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