Interim Indirect Buyer - Food Manufacturing

Recruiter
Expion
Location
Leigh
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Key responsibilities

* Manage the end to end tender process ensuring the outcome successfully delivers the business requirements
* Manage a category led approach for top spend suppliers
* Use e-sourcing tools to deliver value within the given categories and manage and track spend data
* Manage projects to reduce cost whilst maintaining quality/service, and ensuring continuity of supply
* Manage the tendering processes, negotiate and implement new contracts with suppliers
* Develop and actively manage strategic relationships with suppliers, ensuring business requirements are understood and met and that supplier performance is measured
* Source new products/suppliers as appropriate
* Implementation and ongoing management of the benchmarking of materials and prices
* Manage and support key stakeholders

The ideal candidate

* Strong indirect buying experience gained in an FMCG manufacturing business
* Experience of tendering and negotiating contracts with key suppliers
* Demonstrable planning and project management skills
* Ability to manage multiple tasks and complexity
* Strong customer service ethos
* Robust stakeholder management approach

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