From 5th February 2021, you can find your dream job in our vacancies offer provided by Confidential Agency. For example you can find there a job from location Lincolnshire, Grimsby, United Kingdom functional area Retail & Consumer Products, position Buyer.

Salary offer for Permanent job is from 35000 GBP Annual.

Description Vacancy

Job position:
Retail & Consumer Products
Employment type:
Start date:
213137226 (
35000 to 39000 GBP

Job description

Support the Global purchasing team ensuring key performance metrics are met with tasks including negotiating with suppliers and maintaining required stock levels.

Client Details

Our client is an international multi-brand business - this role is based at the Grimsby site.

Innovation is at the heart of what this business does, and they are driven by being leaders in sustainability and ecological friendly.

This is a brilliant opportunity to be an integral part of the purchasing team and own processes from cradle to grave. You will have experience in vendor management, understanding raw material supply requirements and knowledge of stock control management.


Develops and executes local purchasing strategies in line with Global purchasing guidelines/policies including the tendering of work to a minimum of 3 vendors for all expenditure above the set limit.
Develops, tracks and reports key purchasing metrics to reduce cost and improve effectiveness
Develops negotiation strategies and close deals with suppliers with optimal terms
Liaises with other functions within the business to ensure that the technical specifications of products/services to be procured are clearly defined.
Sources and assesses new products/vendors and negotiates competitive prices.
Assesses, manages and mitigates purchasing risks to the Grimsby factory and/or the Group.
Determines quantity, timing and cost of deliveries.
Monitors and forecasts future levels of stock, goods and/or services in liaison with other functions
Deputises for Purchasing Manager in ensuring availability of raw materials to specification and in appropriate quantity to achieve planned fibre production.
Provides the logistical interface between suppliers and central purchasing such that supplies to the business are scheduled to be delivered when required.
Ensures monthly raw material stock checks are carried out.
Documents and maintains appropriate HSE procedures for purchased materials and services as well as the receipt of goods/materials to the site
Manages the storage of consumables in accordance with ISO9000/14000
Ensures Vendor assessments are conducted to ensure conformity to set standards.
Responsible for ensuring that internal and external Health, Safety & Environmental standards are met in terms of both work performance and behaviourProfile

Minimum 2 years purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment, ideally industrial or chemical
Good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
High personal and professional standards.
Ability to plan requirements.
Ability to negotiate supply terms with Vendors.
Capable of understanding raw material supply considerations.
Knowledge of the stores order and stock control system.
Knowledge of engineering parts and service requirements.
Ability to respond to changing situations.
SAP experience and good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).Job Offer

Salary up to £39K DOE

Funded CIPS study

Career progression and development

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