FMCG Buyer

  • Commercial
  • 07/01/2024
  • Plymouth

Job Information

No. of Openings :

1 opening

Job Type :


Job Description

As a result of our clients expansion plans, and continued ongoing success we are seeking a dynamic FMCG Buyer to be based at a busy Head Office in Plymouth.

We have an outstanding opportunity for a FMCG Buyer to manage customer offer. You will work closely with the Head of Buying to enhance what the business offers. Developing relationships with new and existing Suppliers whilst ensuring maximum value and efficiency for the business.


  • 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

  • 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.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Long service awards
  • Employee discount
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible and Hybrid working

If you are currently seeking a new challenge and feel you would be a good fit, then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below. For an informal chat please call TQR Plymouth and ask for Laura, many thanks for your interest.