Junior Buyer - FMCG

Derbyshire Permanent £23,000 - £27,000 per year
  • Join one of the UK's leading manufacturing companies as Junior Buyer
  • Progressive manufacturing environment - Derbyshire based

About Our Client

My client are a global blue chip FMCG company with a specific focus on sustainability in the food sector.

You will join their ever growing purchasing function and support their projected plans as Junior Buyer - FMCG

Job Description

As Junior Buyer - FMCG in Derbyshire:

  • Maintain agreements to enable Material Planners to create their PO's.
  • Develop & manage suppliers to provide regular raw material forecasts, build and maintain good working relationships and look for value creating opportunities.
  • Work with internal stakeholders and suppliers to establish expected costs for locally purchased items needed for tenders.
  • Prepare and analyse coverage report and recommend actions needed to manage our raw material positions.
  • Prepare monthly cost report and analyse changes.
  • In conjunction with the Quality team, initiate the approval of new raw materials & suppliers.
  • Liaise with Nutreco Central teams including Procurement & Master Data Management.
  • Analyse invoice queries, investigate and liaise for payment or query with the supplier.
  • Provide absence cover within local Procurement.

The Successful Applicant

  • Junior Buyer - FMCG will have the ability to work both autonomously and as a part of a team with Regional Procurement , Material Planning, Pricing and Quality Assurance.

  • Purchasing Assistant in Derbyshire will have knowledge of Procurement is an advantage but more critical is the ability to work accurately and to deadlines in a fast paced commercial environment to meet the needs of our customers.

  • The ability to prioritise workload but flexibility to respond to priority changes.

  • Proficiency in the MS Office suite of programs is required, with advanced knowledge especially in the use of Excel. Power BI and ERP experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

What's on Offer

  • Salary 23-27k based on experience
  • Flex of Hybrid working
  • Bonus 4%
  • Pension plan
  • Healthcare Plan
  • 25 Days Holiday Plus Bank Holidays
  • Incentives
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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