Buyer

Employer
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing.
Location
Wisbech
Salary
car allowance, bonus
Closing date
12 Nov 2019

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Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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My market-leading client are looking for an experienced Buyer to lead the site procurement strategy for ingredients and packaging, following key processes to support the delivery of the wider business agenda.

Client Details

My client are a leading food manufacturer and have a number of sites UK wide. They predominantly specialise within chilled food manufacturing and supply grocery and other retailers including all of the major UK supermarkets.

Description

As the Site Buyer based near Wisbech, you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Creating, developing and implementing the site purchasing strategy for ingredients and packaging
  • Contribute ideas and information to support the implementation of a sourcing strategy, ensuring that current business performance targets are achieved and ensure the site is aligned to the overall strategy
  • Provide data and insight to support all sourcing activity for the site, to ensure that the total cost of the portfolio is managed efficiently and effectively
  • Developing key internal relationships with stakeholders (Supply Chain, NPD, Sustainability & Quality, Distribution and Operations)
  • Timely adherence to purchasing and sourcing policy and practice 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


Profile

The successful candidate for the Site Buyer role based in the Wisbech area will be of degree calibre and proficient in Microsoft office suite, alongside strong numerical skills.

You will have a strong food, packaging or ingredients procurement background from an FMCG, Food Services or Retail business and extensive supplier management and sourcing experience.

Job Offer

The successful candidate for this exciting role will be offered a competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and 8% matched pension.

Michael Page International is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specialising in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world. The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

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