Junior Buyer

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Junior Buyer

  • Location:

    Central Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Food & Drink Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24000 - £27000

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are delighted to be working in partnership once again with an exceptional leading global food manufacturing business. The business has a very exciting opportunity for a Junior Buyer join the business. You will join an incredibly supportive Procurement Team during an exciting period of growth. The Junior Buyer will ensure a continuous supply of raw material, sourcing new materials and undertake procurement projects to ensure they are supplying their customers with high quality and innovative products. Key accountabilities for the role: • First point of contact for the planning team for any raw material supply issues - liaise with suppliers to resolve. • Be proactive in identifying any potential issues with supply risks • Work with NPD on new materials sourcing whilst supporting innovation • Ensure ordering and forecasted demand are aligned • Make sure that SAGE is up to date with prices and contracts • Support the team with projects • Requirement to support in other areas of the team when required The Candidate: • A food science degree or a minimum of 2 years experience working in a food FMCG business • Strong numerical and analytical skills - Working with excel and reporting • Have initiative, self motivation and be able to make decisions • Be hands on and proactive • Be able to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders • Excellent communication skills In return our client will offer a salary of £24,000 to £27,000 depending on experience with excellent benefits. The business will put you through a CIPS qualification and further development training throughout your career. Monday to Friday working 8.30 - 5pm
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