Buyer - Expiring soon!

Posted 18/06/2024 by Trinity Resource Solutions

HP12 4HJ
£35,000 - £38,000/annum
Are you a Buyer with Food & Beverage industry experience looking for a new opportunity and to join a growing and exciting organisation?
Our client based in High Wycombe are a growing Food & Beverage company who have amazing benefits, great initiatives on sustainability and pride themselves on their eco-friendliness.
Objectives, Roles and Responsibilities
  • Conduct regular performance reviews with Suppliers and utilise Bi data
  • Negotiate proposed supplier price increases to reduce negative impact on budget
  • Ensure company systems (AX Dynamics/365) are kept up to date with the correct data i.e. supplier lead times, MOQ’s and raw material min stock levels
  • Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities
  • Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Support the Purchasing Assistant in their daily duties and ensure compliance to required tasks
  • Purchase Raw Materials as required by systems and supply chain challenges
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure deliveries meet required production
  • Actively support and work as part of Global Procurement with other Stakeholders to improve the Global Sourcing Strategy
  • Maintain data bases with accuracy to ensure full transparency i.e. price changes, supplier performance and impacts on business
  • Co-ordinate with the operations team on raw material ordering and delays
  • Work with the Demand Planner to maintain supply and suggest improvements as part of the Value Chain
  • Management of raw material stocks through use of MRP systems and internal reporting
  • Monitor quality and service issues and take corrective actions as needed
  • Adhere to company procedures and audit compliance
  • Perform any other duties assigned to ensure success of projects, individuals and the company
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skill and Experience (Required to perform the job)
  • CIPS Diploma or equivalent degree in Business, Economics, Supply Chain or Purchasing/Procurement
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Effective communicator, both internally and externally
  • Ability to prioritise effectively, processing large amounts of data within short timescales
  • Creative mindset, looking for opportunities to improve current practices
  • Previous experience of working in Purchasing/Procurement
  • Previous experience of working in the Flavour Industry
  • Knowledge / experience of using internal specifications systems/databases
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