Purchasing Specialist / Senior Buyer

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Salary offer for Permanent job is from 30000 GBP Annual.

Description Vacancy

Job position:
Purchasing Specialist / Senior Buyer
Retail & Consumer Products
Employment type:
Start date:
213159319 (cv-library.co.uk)
30000 to 40000 GBP

Job description

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are delighted to be partnered with an FMCG Manufacturer business in Grimsby, recruiting for a Purchasing Specialist/Senior Buyer

A global and highly successful Wholesale organisation, my client is engaged in the manufacture and wholesale of products across the World. This is a great opportunity to join an ever-growing organisation and become an integral part of the Procurement and Supply Chain Department. A key role within the business, you will be solely responsible for sourcing, purchasing, and identifying improvements in the Supply Chain with suppliers.

A fast-paced environment, this will suit a candidate who can think on their feet and who is confident in taking swift action. Analysing cost, supplier performance and looking at the overall purchasing process, this is a key role within the business.

The role will be expected to work closely with other departments to gather necessary data and provide plans and reports across the planning and purchasing teams. Therefore, ability to work cross functionally and communicate at all levels is necessary.

CIPS Qualified and familiarity with SAP would be a real advantage to this role

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

- Working closely with internal teams and suppliers to ensure all quantities and orders are on time and in full, in line with set KPIs
- Reviewing and reporting on supplier performance, alongside sourcing for new suppliers based on cost, availability, and quality
- Presenting and reporting on Purchasing Strategy to Senior Leadership Team
- Creating and implementing strategies and improvements to encourage enhancement of commodity quality
- Ensuring the organisations stays highly competitive within their market

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain would be keen to speak with candidates who have the following skills and experiences:

- Degree qualified
- Strong SAP skills
- MCIPS or part CIPS would be desirable
- Proven and demonstrable experience of purchasing within the FMCG, Engineering or Chemicals Sectors
- Extremely strong internal and external stakeholder skills
- A history of negotiating and supplier management, including improvements
- Advanced Excel user - pivot tables, v-look ups and other formulas

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on purchasing, sourcing, supply chain and management roles in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you

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