Temp Buyer

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    Kent, England

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    Inside Out Purchasing & Supply

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  • Duration:

    6 months

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Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged by a leading FMCG company to recruit a Temporary Buyer. This role is expected to last at least 6 months.

The Role:

To source, negotiate and contract for specified spend categories on behalf of user departments and to develop effective business partnerships with suppliers and internal customers.

* Supplier Price Maintenance - update changes in line with department response time
* Changes to supplier agreement on MOQ or lead times
* Setting up new component codes
* Updating info records as/when required
* Checking invoices match agreed pricing/terms
Skills and Attributes:

* Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
* Strong analytical and problem resolution skills
* Proven ability to deliver cost reductions
* A skilled negotiator covering cost, relationship and contracts
* Exposure to commodity management and project sourcing
* Good project management skills, able to work on multiple complex projects
* Focus on continuous improvement and digitally savvy
* Empathetic with a customer service orientation