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£35,000 to £45,000
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5 Sep 2022
Role: Buyer Location: Wallington Salary: £35,000 - 45,000 This newly created position sits within a small purchasing team; you will mainly be responsible for the purchasing of raw materials ensuring optimum stock levels to meet the production/manufacturing plan and customer needs. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for your own portfolio of suppliers and raw materials, working with the rest of the business to establish forecast requirements and managing the supplier relationships at the appropriate level. In this role you will be Responsible for; Your own portfolio of suppliers and raw materials Supporting the purchasing manager in executing local and global strategic sourcing initiatives. Driving spend and opportunity analysis to prioritize strategic sourcing opportunities. Building and maintaining solid relationships with supply chain partners. Establishing and implementing countermeasures to compensate for negative performance and market trends. Driving innovation and a focus on continuous improvement within purchasing and supply chain. Sourcing of new suppliers and the issuing of RFQ's. Conducting competitive bid exercises to test pricing and sourcing strategies. Addressing and resolving commercial/performance issues with suppliers. The ideal candidate will have; Proven track record in a supply chain / procurement role, ideally from an FMCG background. Degree qualified or other relevant qualifications. Good interpersonal skills, particularly team working and building. Ability to consistently hit deadlines Sage Line 50 experience preferred but not essential The ability to develop working partnerships throughout all levels of the business. To apply for the position please send your CV now, alternatively for more information please call Dave Ramsay now on (phone number removed)
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  • Job Reference: 704906377-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Innova Search
    Innova Search
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent