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North Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH22503

£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

Buyer
North Yorkshire
Circa £30,000
Role Profile
A brilliant opportunity has arisen to join a leading FMCG company where you can develop your commercial acumen and gain invaluable Procurement skills. A full end to end Purchasing position where you will have responsibility and the opportunity to take on a full budget and make considerable cost savings.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Focus on the full end to end Purchasing for the company
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders - especially the commercial team
  • Implement the procurement strategy
  • Securing stock and materials with suppliers
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance and developing relationships
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Maximise quality and minimise costs
  • Negotiate current contracts ensuring quality, cost and service is at is best
  • Ensuring OTIF
  • Being able to work within a fast paced environment
  • Working with high quantity of SKU's



Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of the Procurement and Supply Chain function
  • Experience in the negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • A strong communicator, an ability to work effectively cross departmentally
  • Continuous improvement and stock management understanding



The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience in an FMCG environment
  • Knowledge of suppler negotiation
  • Understanding of food manufacturing
  • Experience of working autonomously



Client
Our client is a leading FMCG business based in North Yorkshire. The company is thriving and is wanting to bring on a confident candidate who will develop and grow with the company.

Remuneration
£25,000 - £30,000 plus benefits

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