Senior Buyer - Food Manufacturing

Melton Mowbray
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP35000/annum
15 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Buyer - Food Manufacturing

Have you got previous experience as a buyer working within food manufacturing? If so we have a new opportunity within the business for a Senior Buyer.

You will be working for a leading food manufacturer that have manufacturing facilities located across the UK. As the Senior Buyer you will be reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager as part of the team on site at there facility based in Melton Mowbray.

Hours: Mon-Friday Days

Salary range: GBP30,000-GBP35,000

Background required: Must have previous experience within food manufacturing as a buyer.

The work environment:

You will be working with first class manufacturing facilities and practices in a well organised structured working environment.


The company offer off site training courses to enable staff to expand their knowledge and look to progress from within.

The role in a nut shell:

As the senior buyer you will be tasked to source, negotiate and agree/manage contracts with suppliers for the sites materials and services, taking into account the most competitive cost in order to deliver the best results to production.

Brief overview of duties

* Propose suppliers for materials and service to the manufacturing facility
* Manage supplier performance
* Develop buying strategies
* Provide input into the companies buying strategies and help with company purchasing plans
* Ensure materials remain in constant stock, based on sales forecast
* maintain raw material stock

The ideal Senior Buyer will have as many of the following in order to strengthen application:

* A strong food manufacturing and buying background
* Strong negotiation skills
* Organised
* Able to develop long term supplier relationships
* The ability to manage own workload in a fast paced environment
* Excellent communication and customer focused skills

In return for your experience as a Senior Buyer we can offer you:

32 days holidays

Childcare Vouchers

On Site Parking

Health Care


Profit related pay

Training/Courses for those who want to further themselves through career progression

If you are interested in the Senior Buyer role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role. If you have any questions at all please contact Matthew Brown/Steve Brown on (Apply online only)

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