We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client a well established successful food manufacturer.
Due to continued growth and success they are looking to recruit a Senior Buyer who will focus on all direct procurement, primarily ingredients and all raw materials.
The role will report into the Head of Procurement and will help negotiate all of the contracts with suppliers, ensuring that both cost and quality are a priority to the business. This will involve regular management of suppliers and liaising with all internal departments to ensure that materials are arriving on time and within the quality ranges.
In order to be considered for this role you must have worked within a similar role ideally within the food manufacturing arena due to the complexity of products and suppliers. You will have strong communication skills and the ability to build strong internal and external stakeholder relationships.
CIPS qualified would be preferred but is not essential.
Please contact me for further information.