Buyer - FMCG

Oxfordshire Permanent £40,000 - £50,000 per year
  • Join one of the UK's leading food manufacturing companies as Buyer
  • Progressive manufacturing environment

About Our Client

My client have had huge growth plans in place, and are now looking to add additional heads to their procurement team

They are passionate about learning and development, and invest heavily in wellbeing of employees

Job Description

  • Oversee the end-to-end procurement process, from requisition to purchase order issuance.
  • Implement best practices in procurement to drive efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to understand and meet their procurement needs.
  • Identify and implement cost reduction opportunities.
  • Analyze spending patterns and develop cost-saving initiatives.
  • Assess and mitigate risks associated with the supply chain.
  • Develop contingency plans to address potential disruptions.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives in procurement processes and systems.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and innovations to enhance procurement practices.

The Successful Applicant

  • Ideally you will come from FMCG Manufacturing and be used to fast paced environments
  • High spend and significant project sourcing experience is advantageous
  • Skills:
  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What's on Offer

  • Salary depending on experience
  • Potential Bonus
  • Pension
  • Other work related perks including cycle to work scheme
Olly Warrington
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Phone number
+44 115 934 8701

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Olly Warrington
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8701
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