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Buyer

  • Location:

    Central Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Food & Drink Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £33000 - £35000

  • Job ref:

    TF1994

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-16

Here at Alexander Steele we continue to work in partnership with one of the UK's leading food manufacturing businesses and we are supporting them in their search for a Buyer to join the Supply Chain team at their site in Bedfordshire. On offer: A salary up to £35,000 doe Working Monday to Friday with up to 2 days a week WFH 33 days holiday Enhanced pension Life insurance The role: Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the Buyer will be responsible for implementing and delivering procurement strategies across key spend areas and ensuring total cost-effective purchasing. • Negotiation and management of purchasing contracts • Ensure plans are put in place to ensure continuity of goods supply • Manage suppliers and ensure quality and service expectations are met at all times • Support R&D projects and identify new product demands • First point of escalation from the purchasing team for raw material supply issues Candidate requirements: • A minimum of 2 year’s Buying, Purchasing or Procurement experience within food or drink manufacturing • A degree in Food Science, Procurement, Supply Chain, Commerce or equivalent work experience • Strategic sourcing experience • Ability to negotiate and engage effectively with suppliers • Be self-motivated and confident in decision making • Ability to work in a fast-paced, pressurised environment If you think this if the role for you please apply along with an up to date CV. For more information please contact Tracey at Alexander Steele Recruitment on 0131 370 9191 or email tracey.fleming@alexandersteele.com