Interim Ingredients Buyer

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£320 - £350 per annum
Posted
31 Aug 2018
Closes
28 Sep 2018
Ref
AA2599
Contact
Alexander Allison
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Interim


A major UK manufacturer of branded and own brand food are seeking an experienced Purchasing professional to take on an interim contract with the possibility of long term extension of going permanent.

The Organisation

You will be joining a global business with many beloved brands and high internal standards. They have a well-managed and sustainable Supply Chain and a process led approach to Procurement.

You will be supported by a well-established and passionate team, with lots of knowledge about their respective product categories. The organisation offer flexibility around working away from the office and start times.

The Role

You will be a Category Buyer for some of the company's key areas of spend, which require regular attention and contract management. You will be responsible for route-to-market approval and strategy, with oversight of New-Product-Development project cycles.

By using your expertise in commodity procurement, you will anticipate and protect the business against disruption and fluctuations in the Supply Chain. You will focus on cost saving exercises and quality improvement activities.

To Interview

You will have previous experience working with food based raw materials, with a background of handling 7 and 8 figures of spend. You will be able to demonstrate and communicate a solid understanding of various commodities, and a general appreciation for how to negotiate in the international supplier market.

You will be available at no more than 4 weeks' notice and have full UK working rights.

Please apply for full details about this opportunity.

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