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ReferenceHQ00045508_027644
RecruiterMacildowie
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing
Salary£25,000 to £26,000 per annum
Town/CityWellingborough
LocationsEast Midlands, Northamptonshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted14 July 2017

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Macildowie is pleased to be recruiting a Junior Buyer for a growing business based in Northamptonshire. This is a newly created role, as the company centralise their Procurement function, therefore require a motivated individual who can make the position their own.


Reporting to the UK Head of Procurement, who will be responsible for the following:


Placing of day to day packaging orders for UK sites
Reviewing portfolio agreeing business requirements with key stakeholders, identify possible cost savings, conduct tenders and agree appropriate commercial terms, i.e. stockholding, payment terms.
Ensure system maintenance for portfolio, upkeep of price files, approved suppliers and supplier information.
Review the markets to understand key drivers and put in appropriate pricing mechanisms.
Ensure upkeep of risk management profile, approving secondary sources where necessary to reduce business risk.
Supplier review and management, setting suppliers KPI's/SLA's and holding review meetings with suppliers.
Placing of day to day orders for Indirect Spend across the UK sites, liaising with both the Suppliers and internal stakeholders to meet required specifications and delivery dates.
Compilation of a spend analysis/map across the UK sites for Indirect spend
Support Buyer/Senior Buyer as required on individual projects/categories.

To be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

A self-starter who has the ability to manage ambiguity and can 'think differently'.
Strong organisational skills
Tenacious character, dealing with Suppliers to obtain and chase up information required
Strong communication skills
Ability to work under pressure, meeting internal deadlines and the ability to problem solve.
Procurement experience required, with the ability to identify cost saving opportunities, work with stakeholders to meet Business requirements and manage supplier performance.
Identify process improvements and implement change

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing global business, who will offer a salary of up to ?£26,000 plus benefits.



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