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Strategic Lead Buyer Ingredients

Strategic Lead Buyer Ingredients

Global Leader in Food Manufacturing

Western Provence, France

Will require relocation to one of the sites in the South of France or Greater London

€45K - €55K + Package

Contact - Eddy;

Arising from growth and an expanding product range, this leading manufacturer in food products is seeking an experienced lead buyer who can apply their strategic sourcing experiences to complex and evolving procurement processes within a dynamic, multinational organisation.

You will be supporting a talented and collaborative team that is based from various locations globally where you will be driving the new ingredients procurement strategy which has an ever-increasing emphasis on long-term strategic decisions.

The Role

As the Strategic Lead Buyer Ingredients, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing strategic category processes for a range of ingredients and commodities whilst effectively using category management tools and processes in order to account for price fluctuations and spend visibility

  • Supporting cross-functional project teams and align stakeholders across an evolving matrixed organisation

  • Utilizing your raw materials and ingredients procurement expertise to lead on complex client and supplier negotiations

  • Autonomously identifying opportunities for process improvements, raw material utilization and loss eliminations whilst also proactively collaborating with other business units and cross-functional teams when required


Key skills and experience required as Strategic Lead Buyer Ingredients:

  • Strategic sourcing experience with raw materials or ingredients in a complex, international organisation

  • Previous experience working in a complex global environment managing stakeholders across different time zones and cultures

  • Autonomy and proactiveness when introducing strategically formulated procurement processes and providing support for other business units

  • Strong negotiation and communication skills when managing relationships with suppliers and agreeing on mutually advantageous contractual terms

  • Ready to relocate to the South of France or Greater London

You will be joining a proactive team with unique skillsets that complements one another who value collaboration and dedication to respective goals. You will share in the company's achievements as your initiatives and ideas drive the ingredients and raw materials procurement strategy. To apply, please send a copy of your resume to Eddy at[email removed] or click the apply button on this page.

Bramwith Consulting
Job Type
Salary and benefits
£41000 to £50000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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