Procurement Executive

Location: Ely
Sector: Finance & Accountancy, Supply Chain & Logistics
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 9am – 17.30pm Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week)
Reward: £Negotiable depending on experience
Start: ASAP
Benefits: Life insurance, pension, 22 days holiday (rising to 25 days over 3 years) + 8 bank holidays, 1 x charity day off per annum, free on-site gym, free lunch on Fridays at the end of each month and free onsite parking.

Are you a procurement or purchasing professional who can identify sourcing needs and to negotiate competitive prices? If so please contact me to discuss an exciting opportunity, working for a global business who pride themselves on meeting lead times and providing high levels to their customers.

Duties will include:

  • Negotiating competitive prices with suppliers and identifying new suppliers
  • Identification of the businesses sourcing needs
  • Stock management and planning to ensure the stock levels held meet the production requirements of the business
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure lead times are met
  • Stock inventory management of certain categories
  • Ensuring that you always support ethical and sustainable solutions.
  • Checking recent market trends and product availability
  • Attending trade shows and visiting suppliers

Key skills and attributes required:

  • Food, FMCG or Ingredient industry knowledge is essential for this position
  • Purchasing or Supply Chain qualifications would be desirable
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and retain excellent relationships
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise tasks.

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy.

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