Senior Buyer

WA7, Runcorn, Borough of Halton

Our Client  manufacture and pack tablets and hard shell capsules for the European nutritional industry and have an annual turnover of circa £65m. The company employs circa 360 people on site and has an excellent track record of growth and ambitious plans for future expansion.

Job Summary:

To support business growth and help define and implement procurement strategy. The primary focus will be on any new or renewed business opportunities, covering a broad range of expenditure but predominantly nutraceutical raw materials, packaging and logistics. This role will report to the Procurement Manager and give support and guidance to the Procurement team.

Key Tasks:

  • Benchmark and source across multiple categories of spend and manage supplier relationships to develop solutions in line with business objectives.
  • Identify and grow opportunities to add value, customer delight and mitigate cost.
  • Present and influence a spent strategy with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support the wider supply chain, guarantee supply security and optimise inventory through effective KPI measurement with the objective of driving continuous improvement short, medium and long term.
  • Help define and implement best in class procurement policy, processes and procedures.
  • Ensure effective supplier evaluation, onboarding and compliance to business policy.
  • Help develop the Procurement team.

Knowledge and Skills/Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work comfortably and relatively autonomously within a fast paced, challenging, contract manufacturing environment.
  • MCIPS Qualified or working towards.
  • Proven influencing and stakeholder management skills.
  • Record of managing and developing category spend.
  • Dynamic, engaging, relationship builder.
  • Customer focussed with a desire to exceed customer expectations.
  • A background within fast – paced Manufacturing, Pharma / Nutraceutical, Food, Healthcare industries.

Apply now for an early interview and a consultant from Cameron James will be in touch asap.

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