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EMEA Raw Commodities Buyer

Ingredients & Raw Commodity Buyer - European Remit - Leading Global Food Manufacturer - Buckingham - £50-60k + package and flexi working

A rare opportunity has arisen for a raw commodities and ingredients specialist buyer to join one of the world's leading food manufacturers, currently embarking on a European wide procurement and supply chain transformation.

This US business, who have grown via some high-profile acquisitions in Europe, are the leading brand in their market producing for the industrial, restaurant and home markets, generating €4Bn revenue. As a buyer in this transforming procurement function, you will not only get the opportunity to work with some of the leading procurement & supply chain talent the market has to offer, but be given the autonomy to stamp your mark on this category and progress through senior management.

Commodity Buyer Role Outline:

  • Develop and implement category strategies for a portfolio of ingredients and commodities, using the autonomy provided to add strategic value, establishing processes and management tools
  • Take ownership of a number of key business supplier relationships, tasked with driving efficiency and effectiveness
  • Support a range of business functions and cross-functional teams to deliver cost, quality and service optimisations
  • Strive for progression within this meritocratic and encouraging environment

Procurement / buyer experience required:

  • Ingredients or raw commodities buying experience is a must, with demonstrable evidence of progressing within a large multinational business
  • Stakeholder management is a key to being successful in this role, therefore the ability to persuade, communicate and build relationships at a senior level is highly important
  • Strong academic background, with a degree in Business, engineering or technical specialism
  • European language skills are desirable

If you are interested in joining this global leader, please get in touch via the relevant domain or directly with a copy of your cv to [link removed]

Keywords: procurement, purchasing, direct buying, buyer, commodities, ingredients, raw ingredients, food, manufacturing, fmcg, supplier management, degree, CIPS

Advertiser
Bramwith Consulting
Reference
BBBH9970
Job Type
Town/City
Buckinghamshire
Salary and benefits
Flexi working
Salary
£50000 to £60000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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