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Strategic Buyer - Primary packaging

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JB - ANJI-542846
Sector Location Job type Salary
Competitive
Date added
2 March, 2020

Job Description

My client, a market leader in their FMCG industry, seeks a Strategic Buyer – Primary packaging for their office based in Barcelona. As the Strategic Buyer – Primary packaging you will support the procurement team by advising the business on preferred vendor selection whilst maintaining a list of preferred suppliers. Keeping the business up to date and aware of these suppliers is a key focal area. Your key stakeholders will be balanced between Engineering teams, Marketing leaders etc so a strong communication style is needed.

 

Strategic Buyer – Primary packaging, Barcelona, Spain

 

 As Strategic Buyer – Primary packaging you will review and enhance existing procurement strategies to improve areas of the business via automated processes including catalogue and contract enhancement.

 My client is offering an excellent opportunity for a proven Strategic Buyer - MRO to work closely with supporting the Procurement Director with market analysis, data analysis etc. Evaluating existing suppliers across Europe, identifying new potential suppliers and supporting the team to negotiate and agree terms and conditions will be key focal areas.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

As Strategic Buyer - MRO we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to Bachelor degree in Business/Finance/Procurement or related discipline
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in an Indirect / Technical Procurement capacity – Ideally with  engineered components
  • Fluent in English is a must
  • Experience of managing a strong supplier list whilst keeping the business informed of this is a must
  • Experience of Indirect Procurement technical categories is a distinct advantage
  • Fully conversant with modern purchasing and procurement techniques
  • High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate

 

If you are interested in applying for this Strategic Buyer – Primary packaging role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to john.byrne@emearecruitment.eu or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.