Assistant Buyer

Manchester Permanent £26,000 - £28,000 per year
  • Join a market leader in the FMCG sector
  • Location: Manchester

About Our Client

Our client is a large-sized enterprise in the FMCG industry, based in Manchester. They are known for their commitment to quality, innovation, and operational efficiency, positioning them amongst the market leaders.

Job Description

  • Managing supplier relationships to ensure delivery against contractual obligations
  • Making purchasing decisions based on demand and cost evaluations
  • Contributing towards the achievement of departmental and company performance targets
  • Regularly reviewing market trends to identify potential new suppliers
  • Collaborating with internal teams to forecast and plan future purchasing activities
  • Monitoring supplier performance and implementing improvement plans where necessary
  • Ensuring compliance with company procedures and industry regulations
  • Participating in the negotiation of contract terms with suppliers

The Successful Applicant

A successful Assistant Buyer should have:

  • Proficiency in procurement and supply chain management
  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of industry regulations and compliance requirements
  • Good understanding of market trends and their impact on purchasing decisions
  • Excellent team collaboration and communication skills

What's on Offer

  • Salary up to £28,000 per annum
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Opportunity to work in a team-focused company culture
  • The chance to contribute to a leading company in the FMCG sector
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Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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Declan Tuite
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