BUYER

Location
Harlow, Essex
Salary
UP TO £30000 DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
07 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 

My client is currently looking to employ a full time buyer to join the team in the Harlow Depot. A leading food distributor in the UK, so previous experience in this area is highly desired.

Responsibilities:

  • Working effectively as team member with the Group Procurement Manager
  • Managing multiple sourcing projects at any given time
  • Drafting and negotiating supply contracts
  • Managing supplier performance as agreed with GPM
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiency
  • Identifying new suppliers to maximise quality and minimise costs
  • Responsible for capital purchases and commercially accountable to maintain relationships

Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Buyer within food industry
  • Sea Food experience highly desirable
  • Negotiation skills with commercial acumen
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to use initiative in problem-solving situations
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving, changeable environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships at all levels
  • Good practical knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages including Excel, Work and Power Point.
  • Developing value added supplier relationships and practices.

Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week.

Company pension , Perkbox and benefits.

Salary: £25,000.00 to £30,000.00 /year

 

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