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Senior Purchasing Manager (Food) (BWP-EK2778)

My client was looking for a Senior Purchasing Category Manager to join their Purchasing team.
This individual will be expected to make a measurable and key contribution to the business through creating the optimal product and quality offer for the customer, negotiating the most favorable supplier terms and conditions and managing supplier relationships.
Please note this job for Senior Purchasing Manager (Food) (BWP-EK2778) was advertised some time ago and is now withdrawn.
1. The candidate should be recognized for their high level technical buying and category management competence.
2. Spend responsibility associated with this role was A£20M. Many opportunities within the organisation.
Key responsibilities for this role include a€

Producing commercial buying strategy for own buying area
Lead the sourcing direction with their colleagues in the brand team
Rigorously drive own suppliers and team suppliers to be looked at on risk assessment basis
Driving due diligence financial reporting, supplier visits etc
Lead direct reports where applicable
the employee will need to show the following skill set for consideration for this job vacancy offer a€

Minimum 5 years food buying and category management experience, preferably in a retail/ foodservice organization
Extensive cross category food buying and supply chain knowledge, preferably in a retail/ food service organization and or specific food and category management knowledge
Solid understanding of food quality, manufacturing processes and costs
Strong focus on customer first and product quality
Strong decision making, judgement, planning and organizing, willingness to take calculated risks to exceed goals
Strategic thinking and strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze data and distill information and present key recommendations.
(N.B. Senior Purchasing Manager (Food) (BWP-EK2778) is shown for research purposes only.)
It was responsibility of the Senior Purchasing Category Buyer to create and implement the strategic direction for food buying by category each year - using their knowledge of the Groups brands , the markets in which they are operating and the suppliers in those areas a€ this individual will need to be able to create innovative solutions to drive best value
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10/11 * - Purchasing Manager    Location: London Jobs

Key points: Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged by a leading client in the FMCG sector to recruit a Purchasing Manager to be based in South London. The client is offfering a very competitve package including generous bonus, pension contributions and private healthcare. Summary The succesful candidate will manage the Purchasing function across a UK based multi site operation in an successful and efficient manner, complying with all relevant legislation and works instructions within allocated departmental budgets. At all times, ensuring personnel conduct themselves in a professional and polite manner whilst building and maintaining exceptional levels of customer service & care for securing long term relationships. A full written job description will be made available to short-listed candidates. In order to be considered for this role you must have significant purchasing management experience within and FMCG/Food setting ..........

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22/11 * - Chinese Purchasing Assistant    Location: Enfield Lock Greater London Jobs

Key points: The prospective employer is a dynamic fast growing company, based in Enfield. They give high quality packaging to the jewellery industry as well as retail and wholesale businesses. They are looking to diversify and seek a Cantonese speaking professional who possesses experience in sourcing and production. Duties / Vacancy responsibilities: 1. Supporting sales executives for bespoke projects 2. Liaising with suppliers on steady basis to ensure all projects are delivered on times and in good condition and quality. 3. Reporting to Purchasing Manager on ongoing projects 4. Logging the receipt of all pre-production samples registering problems and bringing to attention of senior management team. 5. Managing the sampling process by collating information from the product developers, customers, sales dept and sales team and feeding back comments to the suppliers. 6. Expedite getting competitive quotes and samples from various suppliers. 7. Searching for suitable factories to enhance the competitiveness of the company. 8. Maintaining up-to-date order progress of all the projects using an in house purchasing system. 9. General day to day liaison with factories and suppliers - largely Far East (China) but also from within Europe. called for Skills and Attributes 1. Able to fluently speak both Cantonese and English. 2. earlier work experience of a similar role in buying from the Far East. 3. Numerate and literate. 4. Able and qualified to work in the UK Preferential Skills 1. Knowledge of Microsoft Products such as Excel and Word 2. Understanding of technical terminology as to dimensions and quality of fabric and materials used. Characteristics and Interpersonal Attributes 1. Enjoy working in a fast paced environment. 2. Able to multi-task and be highly organised. 3. Able to pass comments back to Chinese production sites in simple and clear language. 4. Team-worker 5. Not afraid of hard work. 6. Enjoy being in a creative environment. 7. skillto meet tight deadlines. -------------------------------------------- Due to the high number of applications we receive we may not be able to reply to you. We will do our best to reply to each candidate withintwo working days. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours (working) you have not been successful on this occasion but feel free to make an application again in the future. Plus One People is an equal opportunities employment organisationworking on behalf of a client ..........

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Key points: NATURAL STONE PURCHASING MANAGER BATTERSEA £22, 000 - £26, 000 MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 - 5pm THE OPPORTUNITY The employer is an established and leading provider within Natural Stone and a motivating and challenging job opportunity has risen to be working with their growing organisation as a Purchasing Manager. This role would suit someone who has worked for a Bathroom, Kitchen or Tiles company and has knowledge of working with Natural Stone - Marble and Granite. This is an excellent time to be working with the employer they are looking to grow the team massively due to company growth, they offer ongoing training, invest time in their staff also have progression opportunities. If you have Natural Stone knowledge and are seeking to employ and looking for a new opportunity, send me your most up to date CV. THE ROLE Sourcing for stone materials for estimation of the projectsManaging all the Procure to pay process for the material requirements of the projectsSeeking customer/interior designer approval on the selected slabsArranging for samples from the suppliers and to the customersRaising Purchase OrdersDealing with quality control issuesKeeping record of stock of slabs and tilesArranging collections and logistics and liaising with transport companiesLiaising with recruitment companies, reviewing CV's and arranging interviewsSupplier Relationship Management SKILLS Knowledge of natural stone - Granite and MarbleWorking under pressure and reach delivery targetsManaging material requirements of multiple projects at the same timeGood conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interact both written and verbalBe able to work as part of a co-ordinated group with approachable and professional mannerKnowledge of any ERP software SAP, Mamut, .NATURAL STONE, GRANITE, MARBLE, KITCHEN, BATHROOMS, TILES, KITCHENS, PURCHASING MANAGER, CONTRUCTION. ..........

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Assistant Purchasing Manager

Location: City of London London Jobs

Key points: This is an opportunity to work for one of the UK leading manufacturing companies based in South London. Your job duties will include being responsible for all Direct Buying with in the business, plus provide assistance to the senior board, implementing Procedural Change, Market Analysis, Supplier Forecasting and ERP cleansing. The Candidate should have a strong and recognised history working within a manufacturing environment and be able to lead by example, providing training to junior members. It is vital that you possess excellent negotiation skills, confident in sustaining long term relationships with organisational skills as key. An ideal candidate would have come from a Goods for Resale background and be happy to travel at short notice. An excellent package is on offer including a generous market salary. For further details or to be considered for the vacancy apply online. To apply for this job vacancy offer, Applicants should be eligible to live and work in the UK Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy ..........

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16/11 * - Purchasing Manager    Location: Croydon Greater London Jobs

Key points: Our Client is seeking an experienced Purchasing Manager to join their established team. Salary 25 - 30k p.a. This job offer Your primary role will be the management of raising and sending purchase orders at volume to our suppliers for each of the 4 businesses we own both in the UK and USA. The purchase ordering system is fully automated so the role involves more of a data checking & sense checking and oversight approach. the employee will be expected to understand how our system works so you can spot day to day anomalies. the employee will also be expected to take responsibility for another individual in the team who will support you on admin related activities. The role also includes accounting, logistical and administrative elements such as invoice receiving, productsin tracking and support ticket resolution. the employee will be fundamentally responsible for all product purchased in the business. The purchasing buck stops with you Musts: Excellent analytical / number skills skillto manage a small team skillto take FULL RESPONSIBILITY for your actions and the role Understand complex data Understand and appreciate the links between data and the real global Some invoicing / accounting experience skillto communicate exceptionally well skillto prioritise skilland willing to put extra effort when needed. If you feel that you would be perfect for Purchasing Managers role, apply. Purchasing Manager ..........

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28/11 * - Purchasing and Procurement Manager    Location: City of London Jobs

Key points: My client is a well established family business working in packaging supply for leading commercial retailers and small independents. They are seeking an experienced Purchasing & Procurement Manager for their friendly office and nearby Factory based in the London Bridge area. Duties include but are not limited to; *Managing MRP system daily & stock levels *Monitoring stock levels in accordance with compliance and health and safety *Supplier relationship management to keepSLA and stock levels *Matching GRN's with invoices *System and database entry and maintenance *Responsibility for the purchasing equipment and machinery as called for *Purchasing and managing the supply of raw materials for the factory *Research and analysis of new material and products *Partnering with the sales dept and sales team to quote and source products *Developing and understanding of industry to help new product development If you are able to show the relevant transferable skill set and long-term commitment to a collaborative office and reputable firm looking to make continuous positive change, apply today with a fully up to date CV for the best chance of interview. Advertised by OA Executive. nb that due to a high volume of response OA receive; only successful candidates will be contacted For the purposes of the Regulations, note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer Office Angels is acting as an Employment organisationin relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer ..........

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16/11 * - Purchasing Coordinator    Location: City of London Jobs

Key points: Purchasing Coordinator - Central London - Promotional Products - £22, 500 A Purchasing Coordinator is sought for a growing, multi site employer based in Central London. This company will give you with the opportunity to work for an employer that support training and progression, offering a competitive package with the opportunity to earn a bonus Purchasing Coordinator Vacancy responsibilities:
* the employee will be a part of a purchasing team that support a range of customers
* Manage a supplier base
* Ensure projects are delivered on time and in budget
* Assist with idea generation.
* Your job duties will include being responsible for writing product specifications and raising purchase orders. Purchasing Coordinator Requirements:
* 1 year purchasing or supply chain experience is called for
* Good IT skills are called for
* exemplary conversational and excellent communication skills are called for
* A degree will be beneficial. Purchasing Coordinator Package: Salary up to £22, 500 dependant on experience. 31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (increases annually) Pension Scheme Life Assurance Early Finish on Fridays at 4.15pm If your experience matches send your details and CV immediately White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment organisationin relation to this vacancy ..........

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05/12 * - Purchasing Manager Leading Workwear Supplier    Location: Stanmore Greater London Jobs

Key points: The prospective employer is the one-stop source for workwear, PPE and cleaning products. They are looking to growtheir long established company, and as such, an opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing Manager to join their team. The Purchasing Manager's main tasks are going to be to find, keepand develop supply streams for all products, with a particular focus on reduction of material costs, whilst maintaining good relationships with suppliers. The Purchasing Manager will be expected to keepappropriate stock levels to give a next day delivery service on as many products as possible. The prospective employer is ideally seeking to employ a candidate who has already worked in the workwear and safety market or a high volume, commodity industry for at least 2 years. The ideal candidate would have experience working with MRP/ERP systems and in dealing with overseas supply chains. Vacancy responsibilities: Purchasing/Ordering of all products that the company markets Sourcing of special/new items Negotiating deals with suppliers Updating of Prices on system Stock level control Replenishment of stock lines to agreed levels Management of stock takes Establishing of min/max levels. Set up agreements with all key suppliers Typical work day would begin at 7:00am - nonetheless, flexible hours (working) would be considered ..........

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11/11 * - Purchasing Administrator with Procurement    Location: City of London Jobs

Key points: Purchasing Administrator with Procurement Bermondsey £20k - 25k Per Annum A London based family business is currently in a new phase of development and is seeking to employ a new administrator to join their team The client is a well established supplies and packaging company and they are seeking to employ someone to get involved with two areas of the business ; Purchasing and Procurement. Duties include: Purchasing Administration:
* Manage in house system daily
* checkstock levels
* Be in contact with all suppliers to keepservice and stock levels
* Ensure invoices match orders
* Enter goods-in onto the system
* Purchase equipment and machinery when necessary
* Buying administration duties Procurement:
* Investigate and research new materials and products
* Work with sales dept and sales team to quote and source new products
* Investigate and research prices for new materials
* Source called for items for all areas of the business when called for
* Learn about types of packaging manufacturing
* Take inbound calls called for Experience:
* Have some earlier work experience within purchase administration
* Have a knowledge and keen interest in procurement
* Be happy to work in the Bermondsey area
* A knowledge or background in sales is helpful
* Be immediately available to start
* Have excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages - (Particularly in Word and Excel)
* Have exemplary conversational and communication skills
* Be organised and proactive Advertised by Office Angels, London Bridge branch nb that due to the high volume of response Office Angels receive; only successful candidates will be contacted. For the purposes of the Regulations, note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer. Office Angels is acting as an Employment organisationin relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer ..........

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