Senior Buyer - Global FMCG Major - £40k

England, Northamptonshire
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
18 Jan 2019
26 Feb 2019
Hugo Billyard
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Buyer, Raw Materials - Global FMCG Major - £40k + Excellent Benefits - Northampton + Flexible Working

Globally recognised FMCG major seeks an ambitious Senior Buyer to join their centralised procurement function, managing a critical spend area and working strategically to partner with global supplier & stakeholder base. You will have unique and crucial responsibility of strategically sourcing raw materials that are essential to the organisation's function. The successful candidate will be joining the business at a fantastic time as they go through an unprecedented period of expansion. In turn, you will take advantage of entering a progressive position, with a mapped-out promotion within 12-18 months.

Main procurement responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies that achieves tangible cost reduction targets
  • Support the supplier management process while retaining supplier reliability
  • Leading projects by owning the end-to-end procurement process
  • Identify new goods to be strategically sourced and evaluate supplier capabilities

Desirable skills and attributes:

  • An analytical and pro-active approach to procurement with a problem-solving mind-set
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A proven track record of tangible achievements and progression within your procurement career
  • Degree / MCIPS qualification preferred but not essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a globally-recognised cosmetics brands with excellent career progression. You will not only excel within your procurement career but equally benefit from a generous salary and benefits package in a modern and social office.

To apply to the role, email your CV to Hugo Billyard at:

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