Purchasing Category Manager (FMCG)

REF: BBBH27265_1620149515

  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £30000 to £40000
  • Location: Greater Belfast

MCS Group is delighted to be working in partnership with one of Northern Irelands top FMCG companies, who are going through a fantastic new site transition and are recruiting for a Purchasing Category Manager to join their award winning team.

Do you have a strong background in Purchasing/Procurement?

Have experience working in a FMCG environment?

Want to join a company going through an exciting transition to new technologies, and become a benchmark for Manufacturing in Northern Ireland?

You will;

  • Provide full support and assistance to the Senior Purchasing Manager.
  • Control and manage external spend of 15+ million.
  • Develop/improve supplier relationships
  • Securing and maintaining supply of materials for production
  • Preparation and review of Purchasing Agreements / Contracts and Service Level Agreements
  • Identification and management of new vendors and new materials
  • Management of Master Data and contract pricing
  • Participating in purchasing projects and business tasks either as a Lead or in a team role.

Projects to include:

  • Cost reduction
  • Identifying New sources of supply
  • Widening supply base
  • Operational projects


  • CIPS qualified or working towards CIPS qualification
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience of working in a Purchasing environment in an FMCG company
  • Highly competent in the use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience managing and issuing Tender documents
  • Experience of analysing financial information to highlight problem areas

Full details, including competitive salary and excellent benefits package will be discussed upon application.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Alan Montgomery, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group 02896935492

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