Senior Buyer Packaging

Recruiter
Bis Henderson Limited
Location
Northamptonshire
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client in the food manufacturing sector has a requirement for a Senior Buyer to support growth and additional projects in the Procurement team.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the effective management and procurement of packaging
  • Responsible for materials management and replenishment to meet production requirements
  • Responsible for management, performance and selection of suppliers
  • Effective management and mitigation of risk to ensure continuity of supply for goods and services
  • Support the implementation of category plans and strategies
  • In conjunction with the marketing and technical teams ensure that all suppliers' specifications define the quality and production standards
  • Negotiate and administer purchasing contracts utilising various tools to support (tender, auctions etc)
  • Monitor market developments and utilise external tools/systems to support negotiation of purchasing contracts
  • Forecast requirements and order products to meet sales/planning demand
  • Support the NPD process to identify new product demands, schedules and procurement needs
  • Identify, support and deliver value engineering projects for key category spends
  • Represent purchasing on project teams ensuring our objectives are clearly communicated

Skills

Proven negotiation skills

Accuracy and attention to detail

Self-motivated and resourceful

Strong stakeholder relationship management and communication skills

Experience with MRP and proficient in Excel


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