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  • Sector:

    FMCG, General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £35k - 40k per year + Bonus, pension

  • Contact:

    Dan Plimmer

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    01384 446 174

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Consumer goods manufacturing

Salary Circa £35,000, pension, bonus, share save scheme.

We have been instructed by a well-established and passionate UK Manufacturing SME to assist them in the recruitment of an exceptional Buyer for their business.

The business is a manufacturer and supplier of high-end consumer products for the domestic market.

Due to continued growth and demand for their products, a Buyer is now needed to drive forward procurement, professionally in the business. Reporting and working with the Managing Director, you will be responsible for both direct and indirect spend for the organisation.

Working with UK and European Suppliers, you will be managing a spend of circa £4m per annum, including raw materials and brought in product. Supplier relationships and development is key to the success of the role, and you will be experienced at negotiation and contract management of multiple suppliers and services, including 3pl and logistics carriers.

You will be part of a small, but very dedicated team covering all aspects of business, it is a great opportunity for you to bring your vision on how a professional procurement function should look like and develop it further within this business.

You will be in a similar procurement role, ideally within a SME organisation, perhaps degree qualified with a CIPS qualification.

We are keen to talk to candidates who have procurement experience gained within a manufacturing and engineering environment.

The position offers stability and variety plus very positive career progression for the right person.

If you feel you can add value to the position, then please apply.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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