Raw Material Buyer

25000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP40000/annum
04 Jan 2019
19 Jan 2019
Contract Type

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

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