Trainee Procurement Officer / Buyer

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Shropshire, Telford,

Salary From: £26000

Salary To: £26000

Contact Name: Kate Clarke

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Trainee Procurement Officer / Buyer

Based in Telford

Food Manufacturing

Working on bahalf of our client, BPSS are looking for a Trainee Procurement Officer / Buyer.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ambassador for the business, representing the business with suppliers and actively promoting effective working relationships with them
  • Focus on business development, winning new work and effectively managing current relationships
  • Working with suppliers to drive the best possible supply chain
  • Ensure a consistent flow is received in line with production demands
  • Communicate with team and Managers to ensure alignment and sharing of best practices
  • Track trends and changes within the industry, understanding the impact on the suppliers and the business
  • Advising suppliers on upcoming changes
  • Willingness to implement change for continuous improvement, ability to analyse current working practices for improvements, flexibility and adaptability
  • To ensure that all handling procedures are in line with current legislation, required standards set by the company and any supplier requirements
  • Take part in ongoing training and development to progress in role
  • Feedback to the Manager on a regular basis and produce clear and comprehensive reports
  • Working within your area of procurement, understanding local trends and identifying new business opportunities
  • Participate in team meetings, producing presentations for senior management as requested
  • Be accountable, approachable and punctual at all times
  • Responsibility for positively representing the business ensuring person and equipment

Key Attributes, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent Communication and collaboration skills
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of meat industry
  • Self-motivated and able to direct own work
  • A strong work ethic
  • Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines

BPSS are a recruitement agency working on this perm role.

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