Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Flint
Job Reference : 12850SM Job Category : Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 24/01/2017
Salary & Benefits : £25000 - £30000 per annum
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Buyer (FMCG) Paying up to £30k Excellent benefits package UK Top Employer 2014, 2015, 2016 Based in Flint, North Wales

Job Description

Buyer (FMCG)
Paying up to £30k
Excellent benefits package
UK Top Employer 2014, 2015, 2016
Based in Flint, North Wales

The Opportunity
Are you a Buyer with FMCG experience looking for a new challenge within a company that truly looks after its employees? Our client are proud to announce that it has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings for a third year running. The Top Employers Institute, recognises leading employers around the world that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organisation, and which strive to continuously optimise employment practices. The Top Employers Institute assessed€¯ employee offerings on the following criteria: On-Boarding, Learning & Development, Leadership Development, Compensation & Benefits and Culture. Their attitude to their employees remains a key reason as to why over 50% of their staff have over 10 years' service and over 90% of employees feel valued and consider the company to be a pleasant and friendly place to work.. So stop putting up with being undervalued and join us!

The Role
As a Buyer you will work with market leading products that are trusted by many of the world's biggest brands and retailers. You will have the opportunity to work with and learn from a top class Purchasing Manager but also have the responsibility to manage independently a range of raw material categories as defined from time to time. This role is responsible for strategic procurement of key raw materials for all 3 manufacturing sites, 2 in the UK and 1 in Germany.

The Buyer will be responsible for:

*Day to day sourcing of key raw materials
*Negotiation of cost, terms and conditions, implementation of contracts and the setting up of confidentiality and supply agreements.
*New product introductions.
*Comprehensive analysis on spend, business split, supplier performance and regular issuance of reports with detail.
*Strategic management of external third party contract manufacturers.
*Being able to manage effectively a broad range of suppliers, domestically, European and also globally, across a diverse range of materials.

The Candidate
The ideal Buyer will have prior experience as a Buyer, ideally in FMCG or packaging. CIPS qualification or working toward this is desirable.

Hours of Work
40 hrs a week
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

The Package
Paying up to £30k
Company Bonus
28 days holiday
Health Insurance
Death in Service

The Agency
Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.

Please be aware that as part of our service, our end clients often ask us to conduct face to face interviews on their behalf for shortlisting candidates, so we may need to arrange to meet you if you have been shortlisted.

We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.

We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for interview for this particular role and you meet the end client requirements.

Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14days.

Kindest Regards,

Stephen Morris

Job Keywords

Buyer, Purchasing, Supply chain, FMCG, Packaging, Retail, manufacturing, raw materials, Flint, North Wales, CIPS, Manager, Assistant, stock, product,

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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