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Lead Buyer

Job Title: Lead Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Winsford
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH12593_1684323816
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

This specialist manufacturer in the packaging industry are looking to attract into their team a purchasing professional who will develop suppliers as they continue to expand operations.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, as Lead Buyer typical responsibilities will be: -

  • To evaluate suppliers and services, negotiating contract and favourable terms and conditions.
  • To develop spend analysis to support Group Purchasing activity.
  • Lead negotiations of contracts for a spend of £5m.
  • Understand current and future market trends.
  • Manage supplier relationships to maximise potential.
  • Ensure and maintain high standards of communication.
  • Lead supplier improvement initiatives.

The successful Purchasing Manager will: -

  • Have gained their experience working within a manufacturing environment.
  • Be a strong communicator.
  • Have excellent negotiation skills.
  • Have used MRP or similar.
  • Be ideally CIPS qualified or willing to learn.

On offer: -

  • A circa £45,000
  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Life Cover
  • Flexible working
  • 2.30pm finish on Fridays

Interested? To apply for this opportunity please follow the 'apply now' button to send your CV to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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