Buying Manager

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Fenmarc Produce

A fantastic opportunity for a Buying Manager has arisen at our food manufacturing facility in Elm, Wisbech.

We are looking for a fantastic colleague to join our mission to be the leader in our industry. We can offer a fresh start in a great place to work in one of the most modern manufacturing facilities in the area.

 

What you’ll be doing

 

We’re looking for the next up-and-coming procurement superstar to join our team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a vital role in the day-to-day running, and contribute to the success of our business.

This is a fast-paced and varied role that will allow you to get a broad overview of procurement and supply chain activities and build a successful career in fresh food supply.

You’ll be managing a number of our key supply partners both in UK and overseas with regular visits required to each of them. You’ll also be involved in sourcing new suppliers as our product range continues to grow

You’ll be joining one of our most dynamic teams that has a strong track record of career development.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

You need to be comfortable dealing with numbers – strong analytical skills and experience of using Excel are a must – you’ll use this to make recommendations and commercial decisions

  • An inquisitive mind and quick learner, you’ll have bags of initiative and be pro-active at getting things done and always seeking ways to make improvements
  • You’re an effective communicator with the ability to build trust and credibility both externally and internally
  • You’ll be able to negotiate complex supplier contracts ensuring favourable contract terms are achieved.
  • Experience of recording supplier performance and using this data to drive improvements
  • You’ll need to be super-organised with a strong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple tasks and stakeholders ensuring deadlines are met and able to create and implement plans, keeping performance on track
  • You’re personable and engaging with a proven record of building strong relationships
  • A desire to build a career in supply chain
  • Previous experience working in the world of fresh food or FMCG is a bonus

Contract type- Permanent
Location- Elm, Wisbech
Salary- Competitive
Shift- Monday to Friday, 08:30-17:00 (Flexibility required)