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Buyer-6 month Fixed term contract

Buyer-6 month Fixed term contract

This role will be responsible for the purchasing of raw ingredients used for the production of chilled and ambient food. The Purchasing team is split by commodities, and the successful Candidate will take ownership over the given commodity and create and develop relationships with key suppliers.

Client Details

Our Client manufactures high quality Chilled and Ambient food products for the food service sector. The company has enjoyed steady growth and it's now become crucial to support that growth with additional heads within the Supply Chain.

Description

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;

  • Create and develop relationships with key suppliers
  • Ensure ingredients are readily available for production, paying close attention to lead times and shelf life
  • Drive cost down practice in line with the wider business
  • Work with the purchasing team to highlight any process improvements
  • Stay abreast of market trends to maximise savings
  • Raise purchase orders

Profile

The successful Candidate will posses;

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstrable background in negotiation
  • Ability to develop relationships internally and externally
  • High attention to detail
  • High proficiency with Office suite

Job Offer

Up to 35k depending on experience

Required skills

  • Demonstrable background in purchasing

Reference: 35407305

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