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Buyer - Ingredients & Raw Materials

Job Title: Buyer - Ingredients & Raw Materials
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91296
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LUH.39004.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 04, 2013 17:39

Job Description

This blue chip FMCG business in London seeks a Buyer to join its Purchasing team as a result of fantastic growth throughout 2012. As the [Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs), your role within the team will be to take charge of the raw materials of a particular category. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer looking to progress his/her career within this world leading FMCG company. You will be expected to: * Develop Market Overview and Sourcing Strategy for a given Material Group which the European Purchasing Manager and the relevant internal client have approved * Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers and oversee negotiations with the European Purchasing Manager * Ensure Procurement and other key business processes are carried out effectively * Optimise Material Group specifications across the company * Provide timely input to budgeting and “Benefits Tracking” process for Material Groups What you need: * Degree level education or equivalent * Excellent negotiation skills * Experience working within an FMCG company * Knowledge of key computer programs including Microsoft Word and Excel * Excellent analytical skills If you're looking to advance your career with one of the leading FMCG businesses in the country, please apply today!