Junior Buyer

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

Job Description

ob Title: Junior Buyer

Location: East Manchester

Salary: Up to £25,000 DOE

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a household name within the food industry. They offer a chance to be a pivotal part of the organisation and offer fantastic opportunities for future progression.

– Fantastic learning and development opportunities

– Brilliant progression opportunities

– Opportunity to work for a UK household name in retail (food)

– Fantastic company culture

Key Responsibilities

· Full accountability for Frozen vegetable and herbs purchasing portfolio

· Full accountability for Frozen Pasta / Rice / Noodles purchasing portfolio

· Full accountability for managing and maintaining supplier performance utilising score cards

· Deliver internal inventory value reductions by switching products to supplier stock consignment

· Delivering PPV targets

· Identifying continuous improvements and cost saving exercises

· Managing and maintaining supplier terms and supplier stocks alongside the supply chain ordering team

· Overseeing project management of delivering a dry ingredients tender process

· Supporting with admin duties such as maintaining forecasting information, item card set up and management

Profile

1 year of experience within buying/food manufacturing or similar background (desirable)
Good understanding of business and project management, purchasing management (desirable)
Excellent organisational skills
Well-rounded negotiation skills and commercial acumen
Strong analytical and numerical skills
Budget planning
Great interpersonal skills to build strong working relationships internally and externally
Independently manage own workload
Proactive approach
Good IT skills
If you are interested in a highly successful career in the exciting word of procurement in a recognisable household name then apply today!

Meet your consultant
Oliver Fox
oliver.fox@drnewitt.com

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