Category Buyer

Recruiter
Location
Chichester
Salary
GBP27000.00 - GBP32000.00 per annum + pension, hol, free parking
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
14 Oct 2017
Ref
3101119
Contact
James Courtneidge
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Buyer, Strategic, Buyer, Food, Produce, FMCG, Procurement, Chichester, West Sussex, Bognor, Supply

Your new company

Agricultural family run business that has grown to be recognised industry-wide. A 200+ employee company with an international supplier base of fresh produce.

With an emphasis on internal promotion this company has been able to offer long and successful careers to it's staff members.

Your new role

This position sits under the Strategic Supply Chain Manager and will essentially manage a complex supplier base of fresh produce.

The successful candidate will be responsible for strategically sourcing farm produce and groceries. Looking at supplier performance measured against lead time and quality will be essential for this role.

KPI's and service level agreements will need to be measured and met by the supply base. International purchasing experience would be useful as well as any language capabilities.

A comprehensive understanding of key factors that impact upon the supply chain, such as the ordering and clearance processes, logistic costs and stock holding will be advantageous.

What you'll need to succeed
 An understanding of factors that affect quality
 Knowledge of stock replenishment and inventory management
 Financial understanding of budgets and P&L accounts
 Numerically Proficient
 Proficient in the use of MS Office applications, email, MRP systems and the internet
Negotiation capability

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary and pension, supportive team, increasing holiday allowance plus bank hols, free parking, progression opportunities

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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