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My client has an exciting opportunity to join them on a 12 month contract as a senior ingredients buyer.
The main responsibilties of this role will be to be responsible for building and delivering a global raw ingredients strategy that helps to mitigate risk in the supply chain whilst maintaining quality and managing costs. Strength and develop existing and new supply chains to secure supply of commercially viable ingredients.
Location - Porstmouth (IOW)
Salary - Competative plus great benefits
The roles and responsibilties of this role will be -
Develop responsible sourcing strategy reflective of brand ethos by ensuring transparency of supply chain, traceability of ingredients and ethical standards across supply chain
Work closely with supply chain partners to deliver on our commitments to our customers and partners.
Own and manage relationships with key raw ingredients suppliers with particular emphasis on creating and implementing strategies and plans for continuous supply of critical ingredients.
Work closely with formulation to identify new ingredients for innovation
Define operations goals across supply of raw materials.
Work closely with planning team to deliver continuity of supply across new and existing ingredients.
Work closely with Brand team to deliver compelling brand messaging and claims in relation to ingredients and supply
The ideal canidate for the role will have -
Educated to degree level
Extensive Raw Materials Sourcing experience in FMCG/ Brand environment.
Experienced in managing 3rd party supplier relationships across Contract manufacturers and ingredient suppliers
Significant experience and the ability to quickly build relationships with external and internal stakeholders
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