Buyer, Office based with some travel

Employer
Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Location
England
Salary
£32000 - £37000 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Opportunity to develop your procurement skills in a complex and fast-paced business dedicated to creating a positive workplace.

Do you have energy, enthusiasm, and resilience in abundance? My client is a complex and fast-paced procurement business who provide innovative and unique procurement solutions, they need an experienced Buyer who is ready for a challenge.

This could be your chance to join an organisation that places its people, their development, and their successes at the forefront of everything that they do. It's an exciting time to join them on their journey to become the number one procurement company in the UK.

As a Buyer based in either Surrey, Cheshire, Or West Yorkshire you will be supported by your manager in the creation of sourcing strategies for a number of food categories, completion of tender documentation, publication and evaluation which will drive value into my clients customers business.

What will you be doing?
  • Drive value through innovative procurement solutions
  • Provide sourcing insights that will deliver cost saving
  • Execute best practice sourcing and manage procurement processes
  • Conduct industry analysis to provide insight for sourcing strategies
  • Identify and recommend sourcing opportunities through analytical insight and be accountable for the results and outputs of your sourcing programmes
  • Ensure a safe supply chain for my clients customers


To be considered for this role your skill set will cover;
  • Procurement experience
  • Previous experience of creating sourcing strategies
  • Experience of running tendering activities end-to-end
  • Commercial acumen
  • Ability to work with a number of data platforms and systems
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate requirements and feedback recommendations to stakeholders
  • Experience of building strong and lasting relationships
  • Ability to influence, engage, negotiate, and communicate at all levels
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Management Information Systems
  • Comfortable working in a pressurised, deadline driven environment


You will stand out from the crowd if you are educated to degree level or hold CIPS qualifications, experience of working in the food industry, and are competent using procurement platforms including Jagger and Cognos.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary and package along with a clearly defined career pathway, access to L&D programmes, and progression opportunities to support you in your long-term career aspirations.

If you are passionate about results and delivery then click apply to send over your CV or get in touch for details

REF. NAH455897

Company

Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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