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Senior Buyer - Indirect & Cap Ex - Food Manufacturing

Post Date: 10/06/2019
End Date:  10/20/2022
Recruiter: Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Location: West Midlands, Nationwide
Job category: Supply Chain
Employment type: Any ,
Employer or agency: Direct Employer
Job role: Senior Buyer - Indirect & Cap Ex - Food Manufacturing
Job reference: 1285135657

A great opportunity to join a highly regarded food manufacturing business at an exciting time in their procurement journey. An exciting, growing food business supplying both branded and own label products into all of the major retailers are looking at expanding their European procurement function. With multiple sites in the UK they are looking for an experienced category procurement professional to join its' team. The successful candidate will: Identify and deliver savings initiatives and maximise benefits from leveraging spend across sites and countries Collate and analyse category spend data, develop and implement strategic sourcing plans Utilise knowledge of the external marketplace across suppliers, customers and competitors Manage procurement activities for the category from sourcing to award Develop relationships with site managers and teams to enable engagement and alignment with purchasing strategies This is an exciting time to join the procurement function as it is moving towards a category management approach to sourcing and supplier relationships. Candidates will have relevant procurement experience and ideally have a strong track record in either ingredients, packaging or services related procurement gained in a multi site FMCG environment. You'll be used to operating with autonomy as well as being able to effectively communicate with other functions and countries. Strong project management skills and real evidence of delivery is key in this role along with strong negotiation and contract development skills. To apply please send your details through to me today. Ref HLJ895385 Tel: 44 (0)1625 560778 Follow Focus Management on Twitter foodjob

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