Senior Buyer (12 Month FTC)

  • Glasgow £30,000.00 - £40,000.00 per annum Type of Job: Contract

Brightwork are delighted to be working exclusively with a leading FMCG company based in Glasgow, supporting the recruitment process for a Senior Buyer (12 month FTC).

This role will be responsible for managing the procurement of raw materials whilst focusing on cost savings and managing supplier relationships. You’ll need to work in partnership with a number of internal business functions to ensure that all production schedules are met and that any new customer enquiries are handled accordingly.

Main duties:

  • Daily procurement tasks, obtaining quotes, and data analysis.
  • Manage suppliers to ensure on-time delivery, quality and quantity levels are achieved.
  • Negotiate favourable commercial pricing and payment arrangements with suppliers.
  • Identify potential savings and implement cost reduction initiatives.

The successful candidate will have experience of international sourcing and a strong background in dealing with global suppliers. You’ll need to have a good working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems and be able to hit the ground running. It would be highly advantageous to have prior experience of packaging procurement.

Brightwork Recruitment are operating as an employment business for this fixed term vacancy.


First posted ( September 16th, 2020 )


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