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Buyer (FMCG)

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsKent, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesInventory Management, Operations, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted13 June 2018

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As the Buyer (FMCG) working with the Purchasing and Procurement team for a global FMCG brand based in Canterbury, you will be responsible for managing product launches, negotiating with suppliers and cost management.

Client Details

A leading global FMCG brand based in Canterbury, this fast paced and progressive business are well established within their field. A key division of a larger group, they are progressing year on year which looks set to continue for the foreseeable future.


The main responsibilities of the Buyer (FMCG) will be:
  • New product introductions
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Supplier negotiations - Project Based
  • Cost management
  • Value creation
  • Supply management
  • Supply gap analysis
  • Anticipate and communicate any potential risks to delivery


The key skills and attributes of the Buyer (FMCG) will be:
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability within cost management and evidence of cost savings
  • Strong negotiator; cost, relationship and contracts
  • Knowledge and exposure of commodity market
  • Good understanding of End to End Supply Chain
  • CIPS qualification desirable or other professional qualification

Job Offer

Competitive salary

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