Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Category Buyer, Indirect Services, West Yorkshire

Location: Yorkshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Purchasing

Reference: HLJ15284

Consultant: Hannah Jackson

Start date: Asap

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits

Summary

Great opportunity to work for a leading food manufacturing business supplying market-leading products.

Job Description

I'm looking for an experienced Buyer who will have a strong background in indirect category buying from either a food manufacturing or FMCG business. You will join a growing, successful business at an exciting time.

As a Category Buyer you will work collaboratively with cross-functional stakeholders, develop category strategies, build supply base options and ensure continuity of supply. Its a fast-moving environment and you will be expected to build a pipeline of projects and regularly review the impact of economic and commodity markets across your categories. You'll be responsible for all areas of indirect spend including; Engineering, FM, Site services, HR and Marketing.

Candidates will need to be experienced Indirect Services Buyers, really looking for the next step up. You'll need to be great at solving problems, have strong sourcing and negotiation skills and must be able to work well as part of a busy multi-skilled team. Candidates will be degree educated, or equivalent, and ideally have a mix of direct and indirect procurement experience.

My client is a leading food manufacturing business. it is innovative in its approach and has a strong track record of growth in a hugely competitive marketplace.

To apply please send your details through to me today.

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REF. HLJ15284 By Focus Management

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