Market related
08 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Rebecca Ward
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


Salary: Excellent salary and full benefits package dependent on experience
Location: Warrington
Sector / Industry: FMCG

Are you an experienced Buyer who is looking for a new challenge in which you can develop and progress to a more senior position? Do you have experience as a buyer within the FMCG industry? If so please read on!

The primary responsibility of the role is to deliver key business objectives for your sector in a high volume and fast paced trade environment. The role will entail both branded and private label negotiations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a spend of £20 million
  • Delivery of the purchasing strategy including partnership development
  • Management and Procurement of brand and customer own label across a network of suppliers with multiple SKU’s
  • Develop, maintain and review supply strategies
  • Responsible for ensuring information is obtained from suppliers with regards to market trends, pricing and forecasts
  • Work closely with Sales, Stock Control and Technical teams
  • Support delivery of NPD and EPD projects
  • Management of purchase contracts and purchasing of currency
  • Maintain a close working relationship with internal teams and global supply base

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Extensive experience as a Buyer within an FMCG/Manufacturing environment
  • Dynamic and hungry, with a desire to develop into a more senior position within the Buying team
  • Can demonstrate excellent negotiation skills
  • Very strong communication and team working skills
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office package
  • SAP experience
  • Excellent analytical and organisation skills
  • CIPS would be advantageous but by no means essential

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to Rebecca Ward or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

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