Buyer

Location
Wellingborough
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
15 Apr 2019
Ref
BBBH3871
Contact
Jason Kilbride
Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Title: Buyer
Salary: circa £40,000 per annum
Location: Northamptonshire

Our client is a market leader within the FMCG world supplying an impressive portfolio of specialist products into many different consumer channels.
Due to a period of growth our client is seeking a driven and experienced Buyer to strengthen their procurement and commercial teams.
Reporting into the Procurement Director this role will be tasked with the planning, organisation and direction of each element of their diverse raw product portfolio, packaging and indirect purchasing.

It is essential that you have had previous Buying experience within the FMCG industry, can demonstrate a successful track record of category growth and development and display a professional but personable approach to your work.
Ideally the candidate will be educated to degree level, but more importantly must be highly numerate, with excellent negotiation & communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with overseas suppliers.
It is taken that the candidate must be organised and IT literate in Windows, Excel and PowerPoint. They must be able to demonstrate effective product sourcing experience and high levels of commercial awareness including being aware of any market trends.

In return my client is offering an exciting market to work within, a dynamic working atmosphere and genuine opportunities for growth and progression.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Jason Kilbride at jason@hendbrown.com or call 07985 454318 for more information.

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