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Senior Buyer (Agriculture)

Salary £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Location Nottinghamshire,
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00061607
Published 5 months ago

Job Description

Senior Buyer / Category Buyer |FMCG |Nottingham | £35,000 - £45,000

Macildowie are delighted to have been engaged by one of Nottingham's leading FMCG businesses to recruit for a Senior Buyer an exciting new role for the business.

Following a strategic review of the business, this new role has been created to help deliver the new strategic direction of key commodities and this will be your chance to make your mark on the organisation.


  • Deliver Cost reduction/control within defined categories of expenditure.
  • Facilitate tendering and benchmarking processes (utilising e procurement) including contact negotiations.
  • Develop and maintain department purchasing processes.
  • Understand specific site issues and manage solutions or feedback to senior management.
  • Review with sites regarding specific supplier issues.
  • Develop supplier improvement programmes.
  • Manage support tools
  • Track spend/saving and data analysis on supply performance
  • Pricing and de-list costs and processes adhered to data base cleansing
  • Development of support tools improvements
  • Risk Management Documentation and Assessment


We're looking for someone with at least three years' experience in procurement, preferably within an FMCG, Food Manufacturing, Produce or Agricultural environment. Experience managing a range of suppliers and commodities is essential as is effective communication, influencing and teamwork skills at all levels.

Knowledge of ERP Systems and a CIPS qualification would both be beneficial

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in procurement within an FMCG or Agriculture and will be comfortable leading a programme of strategic procurement.

Why this opportunity?

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join one of Nottingham's best respected and best known brands and be responsible for the direction of their strategic procurement. You will have support and scope to really make a name for yourself.

The Offer:

£35,000 - £45,000 Starting Salary
Excellent Holiday Package

If this sounds like a bit of you, then please get in touch, email me your CV and salary expectations or give me a call on 0115 947 0200. Let's start the conversation and let's see if we can find you your dream move. I'm looking forward to speaking to you.
Tom Mulholland

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at http://www.macildowie.com.

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