United Kingdom
Gainsborough
Lincolnshire
Manufacturing
Permanent
£45000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, 25 days annual leave
087576/PB22
16-07-2022
n/a
13-08-2022
2022-08-18
Due to continued growth and significant investment, a leading FMCG manufacturing business in Gainsborough is seeking a Senior Buyer to join their purchasing team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a true market leader in their industry sector, where you would have the opportunity to grow and develop your career. Reporting to the Group Lead Buyer, you will be a member of the site management team and have full autonomy and responsibility for the site MRO, Capex and operational project spend.

As the Senior Buyer, you will be able to make this role your own and have a say in the direction and strategy for the site spend as well as being able to take the lead on purchasing projects. This company will fully support your CIPS diploma qualification training as well as further career development and progression.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5pm

Salary dependant on experience. Bonus available, 25 days annual leave (33 days inc Bank Hols). 
£500 signing on bonus after 12 weeks

Senior Buyer - Summary of core responsibilities:
  • Be the local representative of the Group Purchasing Team responsible for support and implementation of those sourcing categories lead by Central Purchasing into the local Business Unit, aligned with the Global Business Objectives
  • Undertake the sourcing of materials and services at the right price, right time and right quality
  • Liaise with suppliers for all aspects of the procurement process; monitor supplier performance ensuring approved suppliers provide the highest level of service.
  • Identify new suppliers, agree terms and negotiate supply agreements where appropriate, including discounts and volume rebates
  • Contractor evaluation and management skills, understanding of required documentation
  • Ensure that all operational procurement activities are being conducted in the most cost efficient manner to reduce the number of orders being raised and transactions required.
  • Undertake Supplier Visits proactively and report findings to the Business
  • Control and manage Operational and Capex spend currently administered by site Engineers
  • Identify and deliver cost savings across all areas of site spend and benchmark with other client sites
  • Deliver targeted cost savings month on month and seek value added solutions with key suppliers
  • Promote best Purchasing practice across the Business and manage the purchase to pay process effectively 
  • Awareness of Market forces and Supplier issues communicating effectively to the Business any cost and risk factors
Skills & Experience required:

If you are an experienced Buyer or Purchasing professional, then we want to hear from you! For this role,  ideally have experience of working in a manufacturing or related environment and managing an MRO and operational spend. Proven negotiation skills and customer facing experience are essential for this role.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

 
 
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