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  • Location:

    Hertfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

  • Contact email:

    sasha@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    13316/002_1570545269

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    07 Nov 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2019-10-08

Role: Procurement Specialist (Permanent)

Sector: FMCG, Food (Directs)

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Location: Hertfordshire

Pod Talent is working with an exciting well-established food company. Due to continued growth they are looking for a Buyer to drive supplier performance and to manage long term strategic goals to produce cost savings across the operation.

This role will be part of a newly built team and would be perfect for an ambitious individual who is keen to provide value to the business.

As a Procurement Specialist you will be focused on many areas within the business and has the capacity to develop as the business changes. The role is highly creative & fast-pace - it will give you plenty of opportunities to develop a range of skills.

In this role you will work closely with other departments and support functions to ensure high standards are constantly met. In addition, you also be responsible for the following:

  • Management of the negotiations with suppliers and the stakeholders internally and externally

  • Maximising efficiencies and bringing the value across the business

  • Building strong relationships across the business to maintain high levels of accuracy

To be suitable for this role you will have a strong record in FMCG or commercial procurement along with the following skills:

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills

  • Previous experience in Buying in a Food Sector, operational experience (desirable)

  • Proficient in Excel & experience in ERP System (desirable)

  • A Bachelor's degree as a minimum

  • Go-getting team player with excellent communication skills

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity further, please contact us with your resume today! Get in touch with me directly with your resume at sasha@pod-talent.com

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.