Ingredients Buyer

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Ingredients Buyer

  • Location:

    City and Borough of Leeds

  • Sector:

    Food & Drink Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £35000

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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Are you looking for a new position within a fast-paced food manufacturing company? Alexander Steele is working in partnership with a large food manufacturing company based in West Yorkshire. They are currently looking for an Ingredients Buyer to join their team. The Ingredients Buyer will work within the Procurement & Stock control team answering directly to the Procurement Manager The role will be working Monday - Friday and will pay circa £28,000 - £35,000 depending on your experience. The Role • Responsibility for Ingredients and raw materials ordering • Expediting materials to fit the production schedule where required • Collate and analyse category spend data, develop and implement strategic sourcing plans • Update and Maintain the ERP system including Vendor details and pricing • Check and report any delivery and / or price discrepancies • Monitor supplier performance • Liaise with other departments on pricing and availability of items • Identify and deliver savings initiatives and maximise benefits from leveraging spend • Obtain competitive quotes for products on request • Place purchase orders for stock items and internal requisitions • Accurately report on a range of topics and communicate to all stakeholders • Efficiently manage contracts including commercial negotiations & SLAs The Candidate • Previous purchasing / buying experience within the food manufacturing sector is highly desirable • Strong negotiation skills • CIPS or similar qualification would be beneficial • Accuracy and attention to detail • Use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel etc). If you would like to learn more about this great opportunity, please apply with your most recent CV.