Junior Buyer, Raw Materials - FMCG Major - £40k

Location
England, Northamptonshire
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted
21 Jan 2019
Closes
26 Feb 2019
Ref
BBBH6760.1
Contact
Hugo Billyard
Specialist Area
Buyer
Sector
FMCG
Function
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Buyer, Raw Materials - Leading FMCG Major - £40k + Excellent Benefits - Northampton

Following a recent internal promotion, globally recognised FTSE 100 major are seeking bright and talented procurement professionals to join their European Buying Hub. The new procurement buyer will have opportunities for significant responsibility and growth, after a period of aggressive expansion within the organisation. You will take advantage of full autonomy within your new role, with a clearly defined progression plan that ensures consistent growth and development.

Main procurement responsibilities include:

  • Implement sourcing strategies to achieve effective cost reduction targets that adds value to the business
  • Manage supplier relationships, to ensure supplier performance and development is maintained
  • Identify new goods or services to be strategically sourced and evaluate supplier capabilities
  • Drive and implement process improvements to increase productivity and efficiency

Desirable skills and attributes:

  • A proactive approach to procurement with a problem-solving and analytical mind-set
  • Continuous progression within your procurement career
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to work well independently and within a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Degree / MCIPS qualification preferred but not essential

If you possess any of the following attributes, then do not hesitate to apply below. This is an exciting opportunity to quickly progress within a well-established, multinational organisation. The successful candidate will receive top-class training that will equip you with all the tools to rapidly-develop within your procurement career.

To apply to the role, email your CV to Hugo Billyard at: jobsHB@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key words: Procurement, Supply Chain, Direct procurement, Indirect Procurement, Strategic sourcing, Raw-materials, FMCG, Buyer