b3 jobs
South Central / Midlands
£30,000 - £33,000 + excellent benefits
03 Oct 2019
17 Oct 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


Job ref: 62420 | £30,000 - £33,000 + excellent benefits | South Central / Midlands

The company

This role is working for a fast growing and profitable manufacturer which is a world-class leader within their market sector. Through constant creativity, they provide top quality, innovative products that deliver a high degree of customer satisfaction.

The job

As a key part of the procurement and supply chain team, the purpose of the Buyer is to be responsible for the procurement of raw materials and co-packed finished products to satisfy the business requirements, maintaining agreed stock levels whilst actively seeking ways to reduce required stock plus management of suppliers in line with acceptable supplier performance.

Your experience

Ideally educated to a degree/HND level in a supply chain, procurement or related business discipline, you will possess a strong buying/purchasing track record within FMCG, most preferably food manufacturing. You will have good working knowledge of purchasing, stock management, imported goods and purchasing raw materials and finished goods plus an awareness of GMP. Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills are essential together with high accuracy and attention to detail.

More details

The Buyer job is based in the South Central / Midlands region and is paying £30,000 - £33,000 plus excellent benefits including holiday purchase scheme, pension scheme, healthcare plan, retailer discounts, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and free car parking.

The working hours will be Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Buyer job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Suzy Standen-Payne, quoting job reference 62420.

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

Food Manufacturing Buying Jobs | Purchasing Jobs | FMCG Supply Chain Jobs | Raw Materials Buyer | Ingredients Buyer | Procurement Jobs | Food Industry Jobs | Food Manufacturing Jobs | Oxfordshire

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