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Buyer – FMCG

The Company: Our client is one of the market leading FMCG Food companies across the UK. They supply food into Retail and Foodservice. In line with growth plans and current demands, we are currently looking to recruit a Buyer.

The Role
As a Buyer you will be responsible for:
– Adhere to the overall procurement strategies.
– Identifying potential suppliers, visiting, and meeting existing suppliers, building, and maintaining relationships
– Negotiate best price on key product categories ensuring quality and technical requirements are met.
– Managing suppliers, relationships, both home and abroad.
– Collaborate with Supply Chain, Sales, Operations, Logistics and Quality teams.
– Communicate with suppliers to ensure delivery requirements are met.
– Research and Source new products
– Participate in daily internal communication

***FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON SUCCESSFUL TELEPHONE SCREENING***

The Candidate
– Previous management work experience in Procurement (ideally at least 5 years), preferably in a FMCG environment
– A high-level understanding of Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint
– Able to demonstrate previous experience from the wholesale or food sectors.
– Strong Negotiator in a fair and ethical manner.
– Strong commercial and market awareness
– Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
– Team player
– Good time-management skills
– Great interpersonal and communication skills
– Good level of numerical accuracy and reporting skills
– Ability to work under pressure.
– You will live in a commutable distance to London
– All candidates must have a genuine passion for the industry

On offer to the successful candidate is an attractive basic salary and benefits, giving you the ability to work with a dynamic, fast-growing company where the career opportunities are inexhaustible. For more information on this role, then please contact Kate Shorthouse at TRC Group along with your CV via this advertisement.

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