Senior Buyer Raw Materials & Packaging

Posted 5 days ago by Nigel Wright
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The Company:
Nigel Wright are currently working with a leading NE Manufacturing business to recruit a Senior Buyer - Raw Materials/Packaging.

The Opportunity:
Reporting into the Head of Department, you will take responsibility for raw materials and packaging across multiple sites.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Management of raw materials' procurement including packaging
  • Developing and implementing Procurement Strategy 
  • Deputising for Head of Department as required
  • Representing Procurement at NPD meetings
  • Identifying and delivering cost savings in line with business targets
  • Ensuring raw material availability for Production requirements across multiple sites
  • Identifying and assessing new suppliers
  • Developing and maintaining cross functional relationships within the Senior Leadership Team

The Person:
The successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
  • Strategic raw materials'/packaging procurement experience from within a fast moving, high volume Manufacturing essential
  • Proven track record in identifying and delivering cost reductions and process improvements/best practice with a structured approach
  • Confidence and integrity - excellent negotiation, supplier performance management and influencing skills
  • Project management skills - proficient in leading procurement projects from concept to delivery
  • Strong technical understanding, analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Assertive, confident communicator with strong stakeholder engagement skills

For further details of this opportunity, please do not hesitate to get in contact for a confidential discussion.  

Reference: 42805359

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