Senior Buyer

Posted 22/05/2024 by Kelly Services (UK) Ltd

Kidderminster, Worcestershire
£40,000 - £50,000/annum

Are you a Senior Buyer looking for a new opportunity? Or an experienced Buyer looking for their next step? Do you have excellent attention to detail and enjoy variety in your role? Want to work for a local renowned company? If so, look no further.

Our client is seeking a Senior Buyer to join their fun and vibrant team due to continued business growth; this role is based in Kidderminster.


  • Salary up to £40,000 to £50,000
  • Hours of work - Monday to Friday - 8:00am -5:00pm
  • 28 Days Holiday (Inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Resource and secure high-quality ingredients and products, in line with customer requirements.
  • Monitor any changes to costs, and ensure all required teams are informed when required.
  • Respond to cost enquiries to the Sales Team when required.
  • Identify and develop relationships with new and existing suppliers.
  • Monitor costs inline with your relevant budgets, while providing cost saving solutions.
  • Monitors stock levels.
  • Stay up to date with changes in the market and negotiate with suppliers for the best possible price.
  • Input of purchase orders onto the database using SAGE 200.
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • (Essential) Minimum 2 years' experience within purchasing
  • (Essential) Experience within the Food Ingredients Industry is essential.
  • (Training Available) Experience on SAGE 200 & ACT
  • Good interpersonal skills - able to build and manage relationships with colleagues and suppliers.
  • Able to fully understand customer needs and demands (e.g. price, quality, availability)
  • Strong time management skills
  • Works well in a team environment

If you are interested in this position, please apply through the advert!


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