Senior Buyer-FMCG Hygiene & chemical Supplier

COREcruitment International
£50000 - £55000/annum + car and fantastic company perks
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Buyer-FMCG Hygiene & chemical Supplier


£50,000-£55,000 plus car and fantastic company perks

I am seeking an experienced Buyer to maximise the long-term profitability of a specified category of products, whilst achieving budgeted income & term targets.

You will maintain and grow long-standing supplier relationships and develop new opportunities at a competitive price. You will take the lead in negotiating commercial and contractual terms for nationally.

The role & requirements:

* Purchasing experience is essential with hygiene and chemical products
* Previous experience in a similar role from foodservice/wholesale
* Previous people management experience
* Supply Chain understanding
* Experience in a fast-paced and high volume business (food or catering an advantage)
* Ability to target and deliver significant cost savings
* Excellent negotiation and communication skills
* Outstanding leadership skills
* Strong organisation skills and ability to work under pressure
* Ability to meet tight deadlines
* You must be able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines.
* demonstrate an aptitude for financial acumen in managing your budgets

The candidate:

* Purchasing experience is essential within the Catering, Foodservice or wholesale sector
* Have good commercial awareness, creative, organised with the ability to multi-task
* Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, with a collaborate approach
* Hands-on’ self-starter and must have excellent proven influencing and negotiating skills in managing product costs and income generation
* Demonstrate an aptitude for financial acumen in managing your budgets.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a positive, supportive team, and earn the utmost in employee rewards and career development.

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