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Buyer (FMCG)

Type: Permanent
Benefits: plus benefits
Job Ref: PL22132
Posted: 23/10/2023Apply Now

Job Description

Wise Employment are currently recruiting for a Buyer with FMCG experience for an expanding and well established company based in the Plymouth area.

(Very competitive Salary DOE and benefits package).  This role will be working Monday to Friday 8.45am to 5.30pm and offers 21 days’ annual leave (plus bank holidays), long service awards, cycle to work scheme and a company discount scheme.

As a Buyer, you will need to work closely with fast growing buying teams to manager their customer offers and to work closely with the Head of Buying. This is a permanent fulltime role based in the head office in Plymouth.

What your day will look like as a Buyer (FMCG):

You will be responsible for maximising sales, margin and profitability within a fast moving and diverse category. Your days will vary from day to day allowing you to have ultimate responsibility for the implementation of the product strategy and ensuring that the business is meeting the customer needs. Using your creative mind and forward way of thinking, you will need to monitor and review competitor, information therefore, you, will need to come up with new ideas to ensure your product offering stays relevant in a changing market. By working with your team you need to play a lead role within reviews, supplier negotiations, promotions and pricing.  

This is an exciting opportunity as an experienced Buyer (FMCG) to add and deliver your input into your cross functional team to deliver great product availability and quality.

Experience Required for the Buyer role:

  • You will need to have buyer experience and is desirable to have been within FMCG working environments.
  • You will need to have excellent ability to communicate with various suppliers and employees making you an excellent team player in a fast paced environment.
  • Have an ability to build relationships and influence both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Have first rate strategic and analytical thinking skills.

If you are keen on progressing your career for a long–standing and reputable company, earning a competitive salary please apply for this job board or contact Wise Employment Plymouth

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