Senior Buyer

Kandhu Recruitment Consultants
Dover, Kent / Hythe, Kent / Kent, Folkestone, Homeworking
Closing date
17 Jun 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An experienced Senior Buyer is needed for this global business in their procurement team.


Job Security - highly successful business 50/50 hybrid workingCompetitive SalaryFantastic benefits


As a senior procurement team member, to source, negotiate and contract for specified spend categories on behalf of user departments and to develop effective business partnerships with suppliers and internal customers. Key responsibilities will include:

Supplier RFQ for projects (NPD and Rapid Commercialisation)Contribution to project meetings representing the procurement department. Updates on price, lead time and associated costs for launch.COG confirmation with prices at a range of MOQs/EOQ's.Anticipate and communicate any potential risks to deliveries.Support and manage the commercial relationship between the Project Management Office team and external suppliers on specific projects so that customer needs are met, whilst maintaining effective business relationships with suppliers and customers.Supply Gap Analysis - Assist in the delivering Supplier Relationship Management (SRM).Participate in supplier performance management and reviewsSupplier Price Management - Negotiating pricing and terms, SAP maintenance.


Significant Procurement experience with a track record of delivering cost improvements.CIPS Qualified Desirable or other Professional Qualification.Good knowledge of Contract manufacturing.A strong understanding of End to End Supply Chain and SRM process.A good technical understanding of procurement within Pharma, Food Supplement and/or Cosmetic.Must have excellent English both written and oral, other languages particularly French would be an advantageProficient user of SAP or similar ERP systems

If this Senior Buyer role is of interest or you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!

"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants."

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Food Sector Recruitment

Kandhu are a leading specialist recruitment consultancy covering all the main job functions within the Food & Drinks Sectors – we focus on Permanent and Interim Recruitment though out the UK and we have the ability and have had significant success in delivering multi-lingual and International assignments..


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The Shakespeare Centre
Office Suite A
145 Sandgate Road
CT20 2DA

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