• 22nd January 2024

Indirect Procurement Buyer

Indirect Procurement Buyer

Indirect Procurement Buyer 150 150 JDM Food Group

Purpose of role:

The Indirect Buyer will be responsible for managing and optimizing the procurement of indirect materials and services, ensuring that our operations run seamlessly and cost-effectively.

  • Deliver best value procurement: cost savings, quality, flexibility, governance, compliance and SRM.
  • Lead by Example to ensure cultural values are embedded and maintained throughout the function.
  • Drive engagement and develop relationships with key stakeholders across the organisation.
  • Identification of process improvement opportunities, and promoting procurement best practice.
  • Supply market intelligence– understanding the landscape of assigned categories and developing strategies.
  • Foster excellent relationships with relevant stakeholders across the business.

Key responsibilities:

The Indirect Procurement Buyer will work closely with the Procurement Director to develop and execute indirect procurement strategies. Supporting our production manufacturing facility, the Indirect Buyer will expect to source across: Capex, MRO, FM (hard and soft), manufacturing consumables.

  • Support strategic sourcing, contacting, category management, and SRM activities by collecting, analysing, and managing data to provide actionable insights.
  • Tender, negotiate and award/manage contracts and purchase orders with suppliers.
  • Persuade and influence internal stakeholders to comply with procedures and guidelines – including supporting project implementation activities.
  • Provide spend analysis reports and create insightful dashboards.
  • Perform data gathering and analysis related to sourcing and category management initiatives.
  • Prepare metrics and analysis for supplier scorecards and internal function management.
  • Address and resolve escalated quality issues and supplier disputes.
  • Supplier selection, review and de-selection activities.

Experience and qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years experience as an Indirect Buyer in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong negotiation skills and a thorough understanding of the total cost of ownership.
  • Highly organised.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build relationships with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Programs.
  • Ability to work at pace and deliver against tight timelines.
  • Excellent commercial acumen.

What can we offer you?

  • This role offers Hybrid working.
  • Company Treat Days!
  • Free Tea, Coffee and hot drinks all year round.
  • Employee Referral Program.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Discount Scheme offering a range of huge savings at supermarkets, electrical stores and more!
  • Team events.
  • Awards for long service.
  • Training and development opportunities – we will ensure you training is up to date and that you have the qualifications required for your role.

Company paid Health Care, Optical & Dental scheme: (Annual Benefit)

Job Category: Office-Support Services
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bicker
Salary/Rate: Dependent on experience

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