Junior Buyer, Office based with some travel

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Chance to join an organisation that places its people, their development and their success at the forefront of what they do in procurement.

Do you have previous experience of building strong and lasting relationships with fellow employees, customers, and suppliers? Can you influence, engage, and negotiate? Are you a great communicator who can develop strong relationships and work proactively cross-functionally?

This opportunity offers you the chance to develop your career that means you're not just taking another job, it's an opening to an exciting and rewarding career. It's an exciting time to join my client's business as they progress to the number one procurement business in the UK.

As a Junior Buyer based in either Surrey or Cheshire you will be supported by the entire team to ensure that data meets defined standards and is accurately reflected in the central systems. You will also support the team to improve the quality of data.

Day-to-day you'll be responsible for all admin support along with procurement systems ie tendering platforms to support the team. Responsibility will lie with you for the creation and completion of templates for procurement portals, the publication of procurement reports to the market, monitoring of the messaging centre, production of customer agreements and monitoring their return, collation of various pieces of data to feed into Key Performance Indicators (KPI), and subsequent submission to my clients customer.

To be considered for this role your skill set will cover
  • Ability to work with a number of data platforms and systems
  • Skilled at analysing and evaluating
  • Comfortable working in a pressurised, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to address obstacles in a positive manner
  • Administration experience

You will stand out if you have experience of working in the food industry and are competent using Jaggaer, Cognos, or other procurement platforms along with MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, and can project plan.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary and package and you will be given the opportunity to develop and make the most out of your career.

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REF. NAH45898


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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