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I'm working with a leading FMCG business with annual revenue exceeding £2 billion. They manufacture, sell and distribute a range of food products across 15 European countries

The Procurement team are looking to bring in a Buyer to be based out of the UK HQ in Feltham. The Procurement team work cross functionally with local Supply Units, R&D, Finance and Marketing Units to ensure an integrated approach across the business that can deliver their ambition for growth!

Description

The Buyer is responsible for the sourcing strategy for your given category you will focus on new sources of supply to implement NPD and ensure continous of supply for current product in a fast pace industry

  • Competitor scanning and market analysis
  • Act as an essential Project Team member to support NPD
  • Onboard new supplier
  • Work closely with planning teams to forecast demand and evaluate inventory levels
  • Negotiate and implement purchasing contracts
  • Build & maintain both internal and external relationships
  • Manage category budget, work with Senior Buyers to forecast prices quarterly and identify cost saving initiatives

Profile

Background experience within a large cross matrix organisation with experience within Procurement and an understanding of purchasing contracts, cost modelling and developing a Sourcing Strategy.

Key skills;

  • Negotiation
  • Contracts
  • Sourcing Strategy


Desirable;

  • CIPs
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • End to end understanding of FMCG Supply Chain
  • Knowledge gained within Food manufacturing businesses
  • Project Management

Job Offer

Competitive salary and attractive benefits!

Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14090389/001
Job Type
Town/City
Feltham
Salary and benefits
25% Bonus, ph, pension, 25 days holiday
Salary
£30000 to £35000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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