Indirect Buyer

Expiring today

Location
Warrington
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
28 Mar 2018
Closes
25 Apr 2018
Ref
3944
Contact
Caroline Vooght
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


Key responsibilities
  • Manage the end to end tender process ensuring the outcome successfully delivers the business requirements
  • Manage a category led approach for top spend suppliers
  • Use e-sourcing tools to deliver value within the given categories and manage and track spend data
  • Manage projects to reduce cost whilst maintaining quality/service, and ensuring continuity of supply
  • Manage the tendering processes, negotiate and implement new contracts with suppliers
  • Develop and actively manage strategic relationships with suppliers, ensuring business requirements are understood and met and that supplier performance is measured
  • Source new products/suppliers as appropriate
  • Implementation and ongoing management of the benchmarking of materials and prices
  • Manage and support key stakeholders




The ideal candidate
  • Buying/procurement experience gained in an FMCG manufacturing business
  • Experience of tendering and negotiating contracts with key suppliers
  • Demonstrable planning and project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and complexity
  • Strong customer service ethos
  • Robust stakeholder management approach

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