FMCG Buyer

Reference

JD-HW-00

Job Title

All other roles

Salary

£35,000 Per Annum

Benefits

East Sussex

Town/City

East Sussex

Contract Type

Permanent

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FMCG Buyer

£35k + Excellent Benefits

East Sussex

 

Our client is a leading FMCG Distributor and we are delighted to assist them in their search for an experienced Buying / Purchasing professional, as they look to recruit a Buyer to join their existing buying / purchasing team at their flagship distribution site in Newhaven, East Sussex.

 

The successful candidate will be looking after the purchasing for the chilled and non-food part of the business. Currently managing 120 lines over around 40 different suppliers. This role will be perfect for someone who has some buying experience and would like to accelerate into the food industry.

 

As Buyer, you will be responsible for:

Raising the purchase orders for the chilled part of the businessRaising the purchase orders for the ‘non-food’ items of the businessLiaise with suppliers via the phone and email.Chase overdue purchase orders to ensure none of the product lines go out of stockLiaise and assist with goods in and help with any booking queries they may haveCleanse and ensure the system is accurate and up to dateAssisting with invoice queries to ensure the invoice is correct to the purchase ordersEnsure pricing is kept up to date in the systemEnsure supplier feedback is delt with in a timely mannerAd-hoc duties may be required throughout the week

 

As Buyer, it is essential that you have the following experience / qualities:

Previous Buying / Purchasing experience as a BuyerA Good relationship builderA Positive attitudeComputer literate, proficient with outlook and excel

 

Desirable but not essential experience in the role:

 

Food industry backgroundSage 200 experience

 

This is a fantastic opportunity – we look forward to your application.

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