Focus Management Consultants
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Buyer opportunity to work in a business that has a long-term ambitious growth plan, is an employee-owned business and, has a great reward and benefits package.
As Buyer reporting into the Supply Chain Manager, you’ll lead the buying of raw materials, packaging, and merchandise whilst maintaining robust service levels through the delivery of supplier management.
My client has a long-term ambitious growth plan and is an employee-owned business with a generous benefits package. As such they have many perks, one of which is their annual profit share that paid out 10% last year and 20% the previous year. They also have a 20% business performance award that if successful could add another £3,600 tax free payment to your yearly income. A whopping 10% pension, (1% paid by employee) along with a multitude of other attractive benefits are also on offer.
This Buyer role offers the opportunity to work in the Supply Chain team who are responsible for the purchasing, planning, warehousing, and packaging technology for their directly manufactured products.
Day-to-day you’ll be negotiating with suppliers, monitoring key markets, taking the lead at project meetings, supporting NPD, working closely with key stakeholders, and managing a direct report.
This role will be suitable for a person with food manufacturing experience where you’ve been involved directly with the purchase or supply of raw materials and/or stock control.
This could be as Junior Buyer, Buying Assistant, Procurement Admin or similar who can lead and drive negotiations with suppliers, be commercial aware, advanced level of IT skills, including Microsoft, and ideally MRP systems.
The team typically spend three days per week at site with the remaining time at home.
If you’re looking for an opportunity to develop your career in procurement apply today with your CV or contact myself (Neal) directly to discuss further.