Senior Buyer/Buying Manager

DR Newitt
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Up to £55,000
14 Mar 2018
14 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My client is a well-established FMCG business servicing Foodservice & Retailers looking to develop it's Purchasing team with a Senior Buyer / Buying Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the buying of all Poultry, Ingredients and Packaging
  • Manage all aspects of supplier management within the company
  • Consistently source high quality products as required within acceptable lead times and at competitive price.
  • Proactively Manager supplier performance
  • Be a proactive and constructive member of the Management Team, supporting, maintenance and development of the company’s values and market growth.
  • Negotiation of contracts to maximise Cost savings while maintaining service deliver

Skills and Qualifications:

  • CIPS qualified (or working towards)
  • Buying experience within Food manufacturing is essential
  • Proven track record of adding value to the bottom line in everything you do and be able to make sound business decisions
  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong supplier relationships
  • A truly commercial individual able to demonstrate excellent negotiation skills
  • A proven track record of Purchasing within the retail / food service market
  • Highly analytical and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, and to identify potential risks

For further detail please contact Andrew Jackson on 0161 833 0181 or email


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