Senior Buyer

DR Newitt
Peterhead, Aberdeenshire
£35,000.00 - £40,000.00 + Car + Benefits
03 Aug 2017
03 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client, are a large FMCG manufacturing business. A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Senior Buyer to join the well-established team at the site in Peterhead.

Please note that this is a senior level role and applicants must have relevant experience – ideally from the food industry.

The Role:

• Management of a large annual spend – covering Ingredients and Packaging

• Development of new sourcing strategy and implementing change where required

• Supplier management with regular visits

• Establishment of new supplier and customers where appropriate

• Manage inventory levels to ensure maximum product availability

• Ensure excellent working relationships with internal and external stake holders at all times

The Candidate:

• An established, senior Buyer (or relevant) with experience in buying packaging

• CIPS qualification at any level would be advantageous

• Experience from a manufacturing environment

• A skilled negotiator with a strong track record in savings

• Strong IT systems skills – MS Office

• An understanding of how to effectively manage supply chain

What’s on offer?

• A generous salary and benefits package

• The opportunity to join a dynamic company who can offer genuine opportunities for career progression

If you would like to be considered please apply with your latest CV. If you have questions then please contact Martin Bryce at D R Newitt.