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Buyer

Posted 21/10/2022
£35,000 per annum
Biggleswade
Full time


Buyer (Food Manufacturing)
 

Biggleswade

 

Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Holiday Buy and Sell Scheme + Individual Healthcare + Company Pension (5% Employee, 6% Employer) + 2x Life Insurance + Cycle to Work Scheme

 

Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:00, Friday 08:30 to 16:30

 

Buyer required for a successful food manufacturing company due to an internal promotion. This is a great opportunity to join a company who work with leading food and retail brands with an ongoing commitment to new product development. This company are offering to fund the successful candidate in undertaking CIPS qualification.

 

To apply for this role, you will need experience in a buyer role and will need experience buying food related products.

 

The successful Buyer will be involved in developing sourcing and category pans and will be responsible for implementing and delivering procurement strategies across key spend areas to ensure cost-effective purchasing.

 

The Buyer Role:

 

· Develop and maintain a category strategy for lead buying areas

· Negotiate and manage purchase contracts, including payment terms

· Review contract balances against forecast and actual sales

· Monitor and review supplier performance

· Monitor market developments

· Identify potential supply risks of materials

· Offering to fund CIPS qualification

 

The Successful Buyer Candidate:

 

· Experience in a buyer role

· Will hold / Willing to undertake CIPS qualification (or equivalent)

· Experience in food manufacturing

· Knowledge of sourcing strategies or supplier communication across categories

· Understanding of incoterms and tariffs



Luton Bennett

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