Senior Buyer/Purchasing Professional
ALTERNATIVE JOB TITLES: Senior Buyer, Buyer - Indirect, Procurement Professional, Purchasing Manager, Purchaser - FMCG, Buying Specialist, Buying Manager, Purchasing Manager, Purchaser, Inventory Manager, Procurement Executive.
SALARY: Depending on Experience, Bonus/Commission, £7K Car Allowance, family BUPA, 8% matches pension contribution
Our client is one of the UK's leading logistics businesses, specialising in the transportation of both ambient and chilled goods for the food manufacture and supply markets. They have earned a deserved reputation for the quality of their service which they have achieved this by continually investing in infrastructure and, importantly, having a well trained and motivated workforce.
They now require a Senior Buyer who will be responsible for delivering a first class Procurement strategy. The Buyer is responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers, strategically this is as important as saving the Company money.
This is an extremely varied role covering the whole gamut of the procurement function: strategic, transactional and admin.
You be responsible for;
*Contract management and negotiation
*Establishing supplier contracts
*Managing the procurement framework.
*Building strong working relationships with key suppliers
* Working predominantly on indirect categories
Our client is looking for strong team player with the desire to make an important positive impact and forge a career in a renowned organisation, experience within a similar environment is essential. The right candidate will possess the following background and skills set;
*Senior procurement experience
*Strong background in buying
*CIPS would be advantageous
*Possess an innovative approach to problem-solving, coming up with ways to overcome barriers
* Excellent communication skills are essential
* Happy to get involved in the day to day minutia of procurement
* Indirect category experience
*Strategic ability to influence strategy to ensure strong business fit
Possible living locations for this role:
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