Raw Material Buyer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Shropshire
Salary
25000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP40000/annum
Posted
04 Jan 2019
Closes
19 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Outline:

An established, family run business on the outskirts of Shrewsbury are looking for an enthusiastic, self driven Raw Material Buyer to join the team on a permanent basis. Specialising in the design and manufacturing of sensory additives for animal feeds, this position offers a unique and interesting career path for the right person.

The Job Role:

* Support the Financial Director in the procurement of raw materials including aromatic chemicals, essential oils, sweeteners and feed materials

* Day to day liaison with production staff and management

* Develop purchasing processes to improve buying efficiency

* Develop relationships with suppliers

* Manage raw material specifications

* Using Sage 50 on a daily basis

Experience / Requirements:

* Experience within the feed sector of the agricultural industry

* Previous experience in a similar role

* Sage 50 experience

* Good analytical skills

* The ability to recognise future trends

* Excellent commercial awareness

* Communication skills

* Confidence and presentation skills

* Ability to make decisions under pressure

* Negotiation skills