Indirect Buyer

Employer
Kandhu Recruitment Ltd
Location
Folkestone
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
30 Apr 2021

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Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details





An experienced Indirect Buyer is required for this highly successful manufacturing business. There is some flexibility to work from home 1 or 2 days a week.



OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTSJob Security - highly successful business Flexibility to work from home 1 or 2 days a weekCompetitive SalaryFantastic benefits



THE INDIRECT BUYERExecute procurement lead savings initiatives - as identified by Direct Procurement and other supply chain teams.Proactively review future needs and lead the procurement/sourcing process through marketplace competitions where appropriate, driving company values within.Lead supplier negotiations on behalf of the organization, and brief, present and deliver recommended contracting solutions to senior stakeholders.Maintain the strategic outlook over a 5-year period and ensure continuation of services is maintained while still achieving best value for money for the business. Develop a 5-year plan to deliver cost a cost down program YOY - in line with company defined cost reduction program - and report status monthlyAttend regular supplier review meetings to ensure they are delivering to contract SLAs.



THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

You will need to have a strong background in Procurement ideally focussing on indirect purchasing. On top of this you will also need: A competent contract negotiator with confidence in drafting and executing contract agreements and negotiating favorable commercial terms and conditionsProven track record in delivering cost savings and service enhancements through best practice and management of the tender process;Experience of working with multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales;A forward-thinking approach and an appreciation of proactive strategic procurement provision and methodologyExcellent communication and Microsoft office skills



If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!



Kandhu Recruitment are specialist recruiters within the Food, Drink and FMCG Sector



"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants."



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Kandhu has fully implemented GDPR & Privacy Policies across its business and a copy of our Privacy Policy can be found by visiting our website. By applying for this role Kandhu will add your details to our database - assuming you have the right level of experience for the roles you apply for, after which we will be in touch.

Company

Kandhu – 14th Year in Food Sector Recruitment

At Kandhu Recruitment we like to work with people not just “computers or documents that say CV on the top of the page” and that is why we have been successfully supporting our client and candidates in the Food and Drinks Sector for nearly 14 years.

We work with all the main food businesses across the UK from Food Manufactures and Food Importers through to Food Service businesses supplying the massive Pub, Restaurant and Out of Home market place.

UK Wide recruitment and International occasionally we cover all the Core Operational and Head Office roles where a Food Business needs great people, including:

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Telephone
01303 271367
Location
16 The Glenmore Centre
Shearway Business Park
Folkestone
CT19 4RJ
GB
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