Senior Buyer, External Manufacturing & Finished products

Expiring today

GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + Car & Bonus
22 Sep 2020
22 Oct 2020
George Beale
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Buyer, External Manufacturing & Finished products - Leading Household FMCG Brand - London - £45-55k + car & package

This market leading and well-renowned FMCG brand, known for their health product ranges is looking to bring onboard an established senior buyer or procurement manager to lead across their external manufacturing spend, which is this organisations flagship team

As an organisation that prides itself on it's progressive environment, this individual will have the opportunity to lead a small team whilst ultimately being responsible for building strategic sourcing processes for the business globally, ideal for someone looking to get high-levels of internal exposure and progress their career within a commodity and products based environment.

Senior Buyer role outline;

  • Work closely alongside the global category manager in the creation and implementation of strategic sourcing initiatives for the team across finished product ranges, including health and relief categories
  • Lead an associate within the team to help deliver on the company and teams' objectives across sourcing practises
  • Work closely with the Head of Direct Procurement to build strategically across suppliers, ultimately to deliver cost-savings and generate value for the business
  • Take advantage of this collaborative and progressive environment to grow your career within this global organisation

Experience required;

  • Minimum of 3 years direct procurement / buying experience within a global FMCG environment, pharmaceutical or consumer related category experience is ideal however not essential
  • The ability and experience of working across a diverse portfolio and able to manage strategic spend across a changing product landscape
  • People leadership experience is required
  • Degree / MBA / CIPS is preferred however not essential

If you are a strategic procurement buyer, looking to progress your career within a leading direct sourcing function within a global FMCG brand please apply via this domain or directly by sending your cv to

Keywords: procurement, direct procurement, indirect procurement, purchasing, buyer, buying, senior buyer, category manager, purchasing manager, raw materials, commodities, ingredients, make-up, strategic sourcing, supplier management, SRM, manufacturing, beauty, cosmetics, FMCG, London, midlands, degree, MBA, CIPS, MCIPS

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