An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing professional to join a busy FMCG organisation as a Senior Buyer to be responsible for a small team of Buyers.
Role Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer;
Managing the team of Buyers and ensuring all orders are made correctly.
Ensure that the stock levels are maintained, and orders placed for the products required on a daily basis.
Ensure waste is kept to a minimum, aiming to reduce it at all times.
Report product shortages to sales on a daily basis and reduce the level of shortages.
Analysis of wastage, stock levels and shortages.
Analysis of supplier service levels.
Double check stock levels of all core line products as defined to ensure no shortages on these lines.
Raising and implementing new ideas and updating working practices.
Assist with new projects designed to improve the efficiency of the purchasing department.
Personal Specification of the Senior Buyer;
Degree Qualified or equivalent.
Proven Purchasing & Supply Chain experience.
Experience of supervising / managing a small team.
FMCG industry experience is essential.
Strong communication skills.
Excellent IT skills including Excel.
Strong analytical and numerical skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure.
This role would also suit you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a Senior Buyer, Sourcing Specialist, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing Supervisor, Supply Chain Supervisor, Supply Chain Manager or Supplier Manager.
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