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SENIOR BUYER

Location: BRISTOL, AVON Salary: 40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 26 days ago Reference: 3099577
A multinational FMCG business based in south Bristol is currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer to report into their Head of Procurement.

This is a permanent full-time role with a lot of potential to progress.

Benefits include: 
-competitive salary (up to 45k)
-fully expensed company car
-pension
-Flexible hours (standard 9am-5pm_



This role will suit someone looking for their next step in their career. Ideally you will be a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated individual eager to learn.

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, and liaising closely with the Operations, Quality and Finance Teams, the Senior Buyer will be responsible for managing input costs, whilst optimising Working Capital, Service Level and Quality aspects.

• Development and Implementation of the Company’s Purchasing Strategy
• Identification of opportunities to enhance competitive advantage
• Management of Tendering processes, from Supplier Identification through to implementation.
• Documentation and hand-over of purchasing arrangements to the Operations Department
• Performance Management of suppliers
• Financial control and reporting against contractual performance
• Liaison with the Quality department to ensure implementation of the Company’s Quality Policy



• Graduate level education
• At least three years professional experience working in a Purchasing role, ideally within an FMCG environment.
• Strong mathematical skills
• Strong communication skills, and ideally a second European language
• An enthusiastic and energetic self starter, capable of developing innovative solutions
• Strong planning and negotiation skills, and the ability to hold the agenda through any negotiation
• Able and willing to travel, in the UK or overseas

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