Lead Buyer

Location: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Reference: 4103
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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Permanent

Location: Barnsley

Salary: £35,000 - £42,000  (DOE)

Lead Buyer – Manufacturing

Main Responsibilities of the Lead buyer     

  • Responsible for the day to day purchasing on site.
  • Establish, agree, and monitor supplier quality and service level delivery.
  • Manage the company expenditure cost in line with agreed budgets and site requirements.
  • Authorise and communication of all material costings
  • Implement a regular cost review process.
  • Create and lead a purchase price and supplier review process at least once per annum, identifying opportunities to reduce cost.
  • Monitor and review any stock wastage, communicating this to the finance teams and implementing a corrective action plan when these occur.
  • Implement and maintain a strong communication plan between site and the purchasing function, this should include a monthly purchasing report at the site management meeting and updates to and from group purchasing.
  • Reporting of packaging waste and other relevant environmental data for purchasing is accurate, up to date and supplied on time.

 

Experience and Skills required of the Lead Buyer  

  • Previous experience within a senior buying position (FMCG experience preferred)
  • Must be Numerate and Analytical
  • Able to work as part of a team or solo as required
  • Attention to detail
  • IT literate and fully conversant with all Microsoft Office application

Closing date is 07.05.2022  

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.