FMCG Buyer

£45,000 Per Annum

Full Time


Plymouth, Devon


Posted 12 days ago

Expires In 16 Days

Job Description

Do you have a background in FMCG Buying? We need you! 

Pertemps have an exciting opportunity for an FMCG Buyer to join their national retail client at their Head Office in Plymouth! 

Working closely with the Head of Buying, you will develop relationships with new and existing suppliers whilst ensuring maximum value and efficiency for the business.

Job Details:
  • Salary is competitive depending on experience.
  • This is a permanent position.
  • Monday – Friday, 8:45am – 17:30pm
  • Pension scheme
Responsibilities of the FMCG Buyer:
  • You will have primary accountability for maximizing sales, margin & profitability in this fast moving and diverse category
  • You will lead a team building long term supplier relationships to deliver a successful product offer
  • You will have ultimate responsibility for the implementation of the product strategy and ensuring that the business meets with customer needs
  • You will monitor & review competitor information to ensure your product offering stays relevant in a changing market
  • You will play a lead role in range reviews, supplier negotiations, promotions & pricing
  • You will work with your cross-functional team to ensure we deliver great product availability and quality
Essential Skills & Requirements of the FMCG Buyer:
  • You need will need to have experience of buying
  • You will need FMCG experience
  • Have developed an excellent understanding of the consumer and of the marketplace.
  • Have the ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Have developed first rate strategic and analytical thinking skills.
  • A true team player underpinned with great interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability build relationships and influence both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Long service awards
  • Employee discount
  • Cycle to work scheme.
If this sounds like you, please apply with your CV in word format today. Please contact Emma Hutchings at the Pertemps Plymouth office for more information.

Emma Hutchings

01752 601116

Division 371

Pertemps Plymouth

4th Floor

Cobourg House

32 Mayflower St





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