Purchasing Manager – Senior Buyer

Purchasing Manager – Senior Buyer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tony Williams

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8954

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Purchasing Manager – Senior Buyer
Macclesfield, Holmes Chapel, Leek, Congleton, Sandbach, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, North West.

A leading FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking a Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager to join the team in Cheshire. This role will have a broad remit including raw materials and packaging and be in a stand alone role reporting into the Managing Director. You will need to be a self starter and have former experience in such a role within a food manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities include:

Managing large spends across multiple Procurement categories,
Experience of managing stakeholder relationships
Understand risk management of the procurement category and where risk can be managed accordingly without anything being detrimental to the business or customer.
Show evidence of delivering savings from categories or minimising losses when the markets are showing volatility/inflation of implementing commercials relationships concerning new lines, become conscious of sensible commercial attributes for the business, while still realising ability to maintain commercial advantage.
Negotiation with blue chip companies within the industry
Ability to maintain, monitor and also establish supplier supply contracts.
Internal and external Stakeholder management
Seasonality of markets and their impact to Purchasing/demands
Ability to understand Strategic Purchasing strategy, engage and execute alignment
Deadline & target driven
Ability to work under pressure
Understand group T&Cs with ability to implement and negotiate implementation/amends

You will be a Buyer with at least 5 years experience operating in a similar role within a food manufacturing environment.

Applications via CV submission only.

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