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DATE ADDED: Thu 12/09/2019


Kingston upon Hull, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £22000 - £27000/annum

Buyer - Hull - £22,000-£27,000

Chase and Holland are working with a fantastic FMCG business based in East Yorkshire who are looking to recruit a Buyer to join their procurement team. This is a very exciting opportunity for a procurement professional with good direct buying experience to join a very successful business who have ambitious plans for growth. With responsibility for a multi-million annual spend, the buyer will play a key role in materials and NPD sourcing in line with departmental and business strategies.

Key duties of the Buyer will include:

* Managing spend effectively across many categories including packaging and stationary

* Identifying opportunities for cost savings and liaising with relevant stakeholders to achieve them

* Negotiating with suppliers to achieve the best prices possible and participating in the organisations tendering processes

* Continuously liaising with different departments across the business to assess and manage demand

* Negotiating agreement and developing preferred suppliers

* Responsibility of managing suppliers including KPI reporting

This is a full time permanent role which needs a highly motivated individual who can demonstrate the ability to engage a variety of stakeholders.

Who should apply?

The successful Buyer will have at least 2 years buying experience - ideally worked within FMCG or materials sourcing. Excellent communication skills are essential in this role as you will be interacting with various stakeholders - both internal and external. You will have a good understanding of the manufacturing environment and be highly motivated to keep cost and spend to a minimum.

On offer is an excellent remuneration package and the opportunity to play a key role within an innovative business who really value their employees.

If you are interested in finding out about this exciting opportunity, please click 'apply now'.

Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance, Supply Chain, HR and IT recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces
Role: Buyer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire,

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