Buyer - Ipswich (On Site)

Ipswich Permanent
  • Join one of the UK's leading manufacturing companies as Buyer - Ipswich
  • Progressive manufacturing environment

About Our Client

  • My client are a well established brand, who care about the communities they serve
  • They are going through a period of growth, meaning progression is on the horizon
  • They are passionate about Learning and Development and will support your ongoing development

Job Description

  • Take ownership and responsibility for a set number of suppliers / categories
  • Take ownership and responsibility for Custom, Standard, Raw materials and Service related purchases
  • Manage the purchase order process including placing, chasing and closing
  • Daily expediting of purchase orders
  • Communicate changes/delays in a timely and effective way to relevant stakeholders
  • Responsible for price changes and handling of initial negotiations
  • Provide suggestions for alternative vendors (when required) with supporting analysis
  • Responsible for lead-time accuracy, MOQ, MOV, payment terms, drop ship conditions
  • Responsible for invoice queries relating to your purchase orders
  • Take the lead and suggest supplier SKU rationalisation / source alternative products where applicable
  • Take actions as required in response to daily, weekly and monthly reports
  • Support Product Management with sourcing, market or vendor intelligence

The Successful Applicant

  • Purchasing Officer - FMCG in Ipswich will have experience of:
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Has experience in a fast paced environment
  • Minimum 3 years operational experience in a high pressured, Purchasing Department with a track record of high level accomplishment
  • Passionate and self-motivated
  • Happy to challenge decisions at all levels when required
  • Computer Literate - with a comprehensive knowledge in the use of MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Google Mail.
  • Ability to extract and analyse data from different sources
  • Advantage, working towards CIPS

What's on Offer

  • Buyer - Ipswich (On Site) package includes:
  • Salary flexible based on experience
  • Pension
  • Bonus Potential up to 10%
  • Wellbeing Support including health cash plan
Olly Warrington
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Phone number
+44 115 934 8701

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Olly Warrington
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8701
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