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  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Food and Agriculture

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sydoni Dixon

  • Contact email:

    sydoni@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J34922

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-04

  • Start date:

    2021-10-28

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

We are so excited to be working with one of the leading employers in the region to find them a Buyer to join their Commercial team.

In this role you will drive the implementation of the strategy for the Procurement function for all purchased materials within their remit. Continuity of supply, increased contribution and improved communications are the objectives of the role, along with managing key aspects of the supply chain, from origin through to stock, and from contract negotiation through to material receipt. Sourcing from a global supply base, the postholder will ensure the sustainable supply of key raw materials to the business.

This role, following extensive training, will be the major point of contact for decisions pertaining to the products within their remit. It is their responsibility to collaborate, communicate, create efficiencies, and innovate team members and stakeholders, supporting the global department and championing Teamwork.

This position is procuring edible ingredients therefore experience within the food industry and from a global supply base in key.

•Degree level education or CIPS level 4 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
•Experience conducting a high value tender process
•Knowledge and experience of buying from a global supply base
•A minimum of 3 years relevant Procurement or Supply Chain experience and commercial awareness
•Experience of purchasing a high volume of SKU's