Food Buyer

Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
08 Mar 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a food industry buyer with experience of purchasing ingredients or chemicals?

Looking to join a company that is growing rapidly?

If your answer is yes, I may have the role for you!

As part of a group of business units you will be responsible for sourcing both domestically and overseas to support their production and savings goals reporting to procurement manager.

What you would be responsible for:

• Be responsible for liaising with the production and planning department to identifying raw material requirements.
• Identify and highlight any possible issues with deliver of raw materials.
• Confirm and agree required delivery dates with current suppliers ensuring the data base is updated and relevant stakeholders are aware in a timely manner.
• Ensure all day to day running of systems and spreadsheets are up to date.

About you:

Ability to manage ambiguity and ‘hit the ground running.’
Background in Raw Materials, Chemicals or Pharmaceuticals
Team player, working with a cross functional team to deliver benefits to the Business.
Tenacious character, dealing with Suppliers to obtain and chase up information required
Strong organisational and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to work under pressure, meeting internal deadlines and the ability to problem solve.
Strong Excel capabilities, good knowledge of how to work with operating systems – ERP/MRP.

Interviews will be taking place on the 19th March and 20th March please only apply if you are available to attend interviews on this day -

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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