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Strategic Buyer

Strategic Buyer

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    £45000 - £55000 per annum

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    Tom Dykes

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Role: Strategic Buyer

Employment Type: Permanent

Location: Peterborough

Package: Circa £55K Depending on Experience

Sector Expertise: Manufacturing, Chemicals, Packaging

Bring your commercial knowledge and expertise of negotiating with suppliers to secure strategic advantages across key commodities such as packaging and chemicals for this well established manufacturing powerhouse. Finding new suppliers and managing the performance of current suppliers the role will seek improved cost reduction, risk reduction, contractual quality, delivery performance and effectiveness for allocated commodities. The role will also require the implementation of procurement value creation methodologies.

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This is a great opportunity for a strategic buyer with extensive procurement experience to join a growing team of highly skilled procurement professionals who operate in a very challenging and demanding industry. You will have direct spend responsibility of £30 Million over Direct Categories with a focus on Chemicals and Packaging.

You will have a track record of delivering contracts and implementing cost reductions across supply base when buying direct materials for manufacture. You will also be able to show knowledge and ability to plan implement and deliver procurement strategy across the wider business. Line management experience would also be an advantage as this is seen as a role for someone to develop into a key member of the senior management team.

This is fantastic opportunity to develop and grow your career. Please click apply! Or contact tom.dykes@1st-executive today!