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Supply Chain
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15-Sep-2021 08:27 AM
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Our client, a successful FMCG company supporting customers across Europe, Asia and the Middle East who as part of a planned growth and expansion has now become part of a much larger group is looking to recruit an experienced Buyer to join their team in Kirkcaldy.

Reporting directly into the General Manager this role offers a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation set to enter the next stage of their journey and responsibilities include:

  • Review and monitor current suppliers' performance.

  • Work with NPD to source new, innovative suppliers when necessary.

  • Manage and build relationships with suppliers to improve supplier performance against the company's internal criteria, identify cost and product development opportunities.

  • Communicate supplier and product information, including changes to existing product to Operations, Technical and NPD.

  • Ensure quality of product by requesting samples and assessing quality against the company standards, in liaison with Operations, Technical and NPD.

  • Report relevant KPIs weekly/monthly in a timely manner and with a high level of accuracy.

  • Meet suppliers at locations across the UK when required.

  • Work with internal colleagues including Operations, Technical and NPD teams to meet customer needs.

This is a stand-alone role and as such you will have previous procurement experience gained within manufacturing. Fantastic benefits and working environment.

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