2 weeks ago

Ref: BBBH35839

Buyer - FMCG / Manufacturing experience

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

£25000 - £30000 per annum

Permanent

Buyer (FMCG / Manufacturing)
Wakefield
£25,000 - £30,000

Are you eager to further develop your procurement career by taking on a more strategic procurement role?!

Working for a thriving manufacturing business, this role will give you the chance to take ownership of your own portfolio of products/materials and suppliers.

Whether you already have some strategic procurement experience under your belt, or you are looking to step in a more strategic role for the first time, this could be the career move you have been waiting for!

Key Responsibilities

  • Researching and sourcing products in line with company strategy
  • Providing procurement support to enable NPD and innovation
  • Running tenders and negotiating pricing and commercial terms with suppliers
  • Building value-adding supplier relationships with key suppliers
  • Delivering savings and cost downs

Why should I apply?

  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established business which continues to thrive
  • Enjoy autonomy and responsibility in a strategic procurement role where you will make a real impact to the business
  • Great opportunities for career progression and professional development
  • Flexible/hybrid working arrangements

Ideal Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in a purchasing or procurement role
  • Exposure to fast paced manufacturing environments, ideally FMCG
  • Strategic mindset with a desire to add value through effective sourcing and procurement strategy
  • Strong commercial acumen and confident negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, ideally with Intermediate or Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Drive and ambition to further develop a career in Procurement

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