A rapidly growing entrepreneurial brand with their sights set on further significant growth, are devoted to producing innovative, high quality and great tasting products for highly discerning consumers. They are now looking for a dedicated and driven Buyer to play a key role in the delivery of their exciting development plans.
Reporting to the Group Senior Procurement Manager, you’ll be building and maintaining relationships within your supply base and managing the ongoing raw material needs going into multiple sites. You will be responsible for evaluating costs and negotiating contracts to ensure that targeted savings are met and that stock is delivered on time in full.
Additionally, you’ll keep informed of market conditions & trends and present recommendations to manage business implications. You will also need to ensure the information in the supplier data base is up to date and maintain ERP and MRP systems as well as the purchasing user guides.
You will be a commercially astute Buying or Purchasing professional of graduate calibre who has previous experience within the UK food industry or an FMCG company where you have gained a thorough understanding of supplier relationships and distribution channels.
Experience using Oracle Cloud or another ERP systems purchasing and planning functions is essential. You’ll be highly numerate with a good knowledge of food ingredients, purchasing and stock management systems as well as the ability to provide strategic solutions to further save on costs.
If you are enthusiastic and self-motivated with great communication, influencing and negotiation skills then this could be the perfect role for you. Apply now or call Kimia on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.
Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.
Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.