New Product Development Buyer

Southampton Pertemps
11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
New Product Development Buyer required in Salisbury. This is a newly created full time, permanent position offering a salary between £20,000-£22,000 dependant on experience. Based in Salisbury with travel to other sites occasionally required, your hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8am-4pm or 9am-5pm, however this is flexible and will be discussed during interview.
As a New Product Development Buyer, you will be required to source and order new ingredients and packaging within budget and with achievable lead times from an integrated MRP System. You will need to be able to negotiate terms with suppliers and help implement packaging improvement projects. Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

- Proactively source and order products from new and existing suppliers
- " Search for new suppliers via internet / magazines / trade shows etc
-  Meet with suppliers on a regular basis
- "Work closely with the development team, ensuring that all new product requests are dealt with within required time scales
-  Attend regular product launch meetings and keep the team updated of any new product issues
- "Manage and work closely with other departments in implementing packaging improvement projects
-  Ensure that quotes are in on time for costings to be completed
- "Ensure that samples are in on time for customer trials and samples
-  Ensure that specifications are passed to the Technical Team for all new product launches
- "Assist the group buying team as require

To become a successful New Product Development Buyeryou must be able to demonstrate the following:

-   Some Purchasing or Buying experience
-   The ability to negotiate and purchase materials from a range of suppliers
-   Excellent IT skills, ideally including use of an integrated MRP system
-   Excellent organisational and communication skills
-   Be able to build relationships with clients and suppliers

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