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    Jack Dawkins

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    11 months ago

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Title: Buyer

Location: Manchester

Salary: Competitive Salary

Role overview

We are currently working with an industry leading food manufacturing business, based in Manchester. We are looking for an experienced candidate with a strong background within ingredients and or packaging, ideally a CIPS qualification and exceptional negotiation skills.

Roles and responsibilities;

  • Work closely with the Head of Purchasing to create and implement procurement strategies
  • Work closely with other departments in the business to ensure consumer requirements can be met
  • Negotiating prices with new and existing suppliers
  • Attending offsite meetings with new and existing suppliers to further understand their offering and to negotiate better deals where possible
  • Manage the performance of existing suppliers
  • Work closely with the technical team to ensure suppliers adhere to existing regulations and service level agreements

The ideal candidate will;

  • Ideally be CIPS qualified or working towards this
  • Strong, proven Procurement experience within food manufacturing
  • Be an exceptional negotiator

For further information please contact Jack Dawkins on 01617.-071.-516