Direct Buyer, West Midlands

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Supply Chain
Location: West Midlands
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Role – Senior Buyer
Location – Midlands
Salary – 50,000 (Based on Experience)

Here is a fantastic opportunity to join an established purchasing team as a Senior Buyer for a household food company. This role is pivotal to ensure raw materials and ingredients are procured at the most effective method to ensure business profitability.

Job Description
• Category Development for raw materials
• Implement cost mitigation strategies across both the UK and EU plants
• Prepare reports for market conditions and trends
• Make recommendations for product saucing
• Take ownership and lead specific cross functional projects
• liaising with appropriate colleagues to ensure successful product launches
• Support head of procurement to optimize opportunity for development
• Annual budget preparation
Profile
• 8 years’ experience buying/purchasing experience within similar sector
• 3 years’ experience within raw material commodity management
• CIPS or equivalent Certificate
• Educated to A Level or above
• Experience within the bakery industry preferred
• Organised with a keen attention to detail
• Data interpretation
• Can work independently, providing high quality work
• Strong IT skills
• Able to utilise their communication skills to build and maintain internal and external relationships

If you are a senior buyer looking for a new challenge at a fantastic global organisation. Apply today.
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Oliver Fox
oliver.fox@drnewitt.com

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