Buyer

Location
Middlesex
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP45000 per annum + plus package
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
03 Sep 2017
Ref
13756824/001
Contact
Thomas Willis
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

There are a number of roles available so if you have Ingredients/Veg or broader food purchasing experience then please apply!

Client Details

Global FMCG brand that have recently been through a huge business integration and now require some buyers to join their food purchasing teams! Due to the planned growth and new procurement structure, now is a great time to join the business!

Description

The role:

  • A European Category Buyer reporting to the Senior Buyer. The role is directly responsible for buying a core category with a portfolio value of circa €30m to €60m.
  • Working at both a strategic and operational level, the role holder will identify and deliver sourcing projects and category management to meet the needs of the business.
  • It is essential that the buyer works closely with the broader Procurement team to leverage expertise and scale across the business.
  • Operates within a FMCG results orientated business, with the ability to manage complexity across a several product categories, countries, manufacturing sites and stakeholders
  • The Procurement function aspires to be "Best in Class" and the Senior Buyer role will be expected to support this vision through the implementation of robust, leading edge systems and processes.
  • Working in collaboration with internal stakeholders and suppliers the role holder will deliver excellent customer service to their market and promote and support the Group Procurement function and strategic plan.

Profile

The candidate

  • Familiar with strategic sourcing plans
  • 2 to 3 + years' experience in a procurement function
  • Global or European sourcing experience
  • Proven delivery of tangible benefits in quality, service, innovation and cost savings.
  • Demonstrates an awareness and understanding of market fundamentals and supply base.
  • Demonstrates an awareness and of value chains & cost drivers
  • NPD sourcing / Value engineering cost-out initiatives.

Job Offer

£35,000 to 45,000 plus package