SENIOR BUYER RAW MATERIALS

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Folkestone
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
19 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for a company who manufacture, import, distribute, and wholesale craft products.
They are now looking for an experienced dynamic senior buyer to buy their raw materials. and be part of a purchasing team of 3

This is a newly created role to develop, run and lead the way the company buys its raw materials and products. You will work closely with the product design team , their Chinese sourcing team, Head of warehousing and Head of Sales and Marketing to manage the stock inventory and to drive savings through improving stock oversight and availability, building relationships with suppliers and low cost countries.

Hands on management of raw materials and consumable buying for their manufactured products

Responsible for the development of the buying team
Lead the optimization of SAP across buying streams
Responsible for contributing to continuous improvement

Minimum 5 years buying experience in a manufacturing / FMCG company
Experience purchasing raw materials from low cost countries
Good negotiation skills
MRP experience
Understanding of production planning, material supply and NPD

CIPS studier ideal but not essential

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