Buyer, Angus

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Supply Chain
Location: Angus
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Buyer – Angus, Scotland

Salary: £40,000

Overview of the role:
– Effective negotiation skills and ability to influence across all levels.
– Continous improvement mindset to add value and deliver savings within own function.
– Mitigate cost increases, negotiate proposed increases for the benefit of the business.
– Management of day – responsibility to work ahead to anticipate supply challenges and opportunities
– Create reports and presentations to highlight supplier performance and market challenges
– Maintain and provide material forecasts as required

Main responsibilities:

– Conduct regular performance reviews with suppliers and utilise Bi data
– Negotiate proposed supplier price increases to reduce negative impact on budget
– Ensure company systems are kept up to date with the correct data
– Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best valu, delivery schedules and quality
– Support the purchasing assistant in their daily duties and ensure compliance to required tasks
– Purchase raw material as requried by systems and supply chain challenges
– Liaise with suppliers to ensure deliveries meet required production
– Maintain data bases with accuracy to ensure full transparency i.e. price changes, supplier performance and impacts on business
– Co-ordinate with the operations team on raw material ordering and delays
– Work with the Demand Planner to maintain supply and suggest improvements as part of the Value Chain
– Management of raw material stocks through use of MRP systems and internal reporting
– Monitor quality and service issues and take corrective actions as needed
– Adhere to company procedures and audit compliance
– Perform any other duties assigned to ensure success of projects, individuals and the company

Skills + Experience

– CIPS Diploma or equivalent degree in Business, Economics, Supply Chain or Procurement/Purchasing.
– Keen attention to detail
– Effective communicator, both internally and externally
– Ability to prioritise effectively, processing large amounts of data within short timescales
– Creative mindset, looking for opportunities to improve current practices
– Previous experience of working in Purchasing/Procurement
– Previous experience of working in the Flavour industry
– Knowledge/experience of using internal specifications systems/databases

If interested please get in touch with your CV or call me on 0131 226 5060 / 07594485789

Meet your consultant
George West
george.west@drnewitt.com

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