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Senior Buyer - Ingredients

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Ingredients
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Middlesex
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90139
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: drw.03275.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 11, 2012 18:50

Job Description

This progressive FMCG food business, ranked in the top 10 FMCG food businesses with brand recognition at a staggering 99% in the UK, is currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer to manage the Ingredients category. As the Senior Buyer you will develop and execute procurement category strategies for Ingredients, with a spend circa of 30 million. You will source from European & global markets as appropriate for current and NPD products and provide market knowledge and insight for responsible categories. You must have the following skills and experience: * A minimum of 3 years experience in a procurement function. * Global or European sourcing experience. * NPD Sourcing. * Understands key stakeholder requirements & has experience in stakeholder management * Negotiation skills, tendering and contracting * Analytical and cost analysis skills You will have: * A degree or equivalent ideally with CIPS * Excellent negotiation skills when tendering and contracting * Good general analysis and cost analysis skills