Buyer

Salary: £40K
Sector: Supply Chain
Location: South East England
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client, are a large FMCG manufacturing business. A vacancy has arisen for an experienced packaging Buyer to join the well-established team at the site in High Wycombe.

Please note that this is a senior role and applicants must have relevant experience that covers the buying of food or ingredients.

The Role:

• Management of a large annual spend – entirely on food and related ingredients
• Development of new sourcing strategy and implementing change where required
• Supplier management with regular visits
• Establishment of new supplier and customers where appropriate
• Manage inventory levels to ensure maximum product availability
• Ensure excellent working relationships with internal and external stake holders at all times

The Candidate:

• An established Buyer (or relevant) with experience in buying food
• CIPS qualification at any level would be advantageous
• Experience from a manufacturing environment is desireable
• A skilled negotiator with a strong track record in making savings
• Strong IT systems skills – MS Office
• An understanding of how to effectively manage supply chain

What’s on offer?

• A generous salary and benefits package
• The opportunity to join a dynamic company who can offer genuine opportunities for career progression

If you would like to be considered please apply with your latest CV. If you have questions then please contact Martin Bryce at D R Newitt.

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