Greencore Group

Buyer (MU)

2 days left

Location
Northampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Dec 2018
Ref
greencore/TP/281/3172
Contact
Mr Robin Mukerjee
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent

We are looking for an experienced Buyer to lead the procurement for a material / service area following the key processes within the business that deliver the Purchasing strategy for our Northampton site (MIT1, Zero, Risk etc.)

Package description

Competitive

Main responsibilities
  • Contribute ideas and information to support the formulation and implement a sourcing strategy to ensure that current business performance targets are achieved and that overall Divisional strategies are supported
  • Provide data and insight to support all sourcing activity for the site, to ensure that the total cost (PPV) of the portfolio is managed efficiently and effectively
  • Timely adherence to purchasing and sourcing policy and practise to ensure that activities are aligned and focused on common goals
  • Establish and monitor information sources/data and forecast prices, to ensure accurate business forecasting and support of commercial teams
Ideal candidate
  • Degree calibre
  • Experience of buying from different suppliers for a site.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite
  • Strong numerical skills
About the company

Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.

It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.

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