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Salary Package: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Location: Fareham, England
Consultant: Ryan Morling
Posted: 25/11/2021


The UK’s largest packaging distributor have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join our procurement team based in Fareham.

Working as a member of our local procurement team, the Buyer role will support the site at which you are based whilst upholding the company wide National procurement strategy.

  • Managing a large portfolio of suppliers

  • Sourcing and negotiating with existing suppliers, challenging prices where relevant

  • Ensuring supplies adhere to quality, service and best practise initiatives

  • Managing performance of the supplier base

  • Assisting with tender activity, product enquiries and ad-hoc project work

  • Purchasing of standard and non-standard stock items

  • Carrying out supplier benchmarking activities

  • Reporting and statistical analysis

  • Upholding procurement strategy

  • Maximising profitability and minimising risk to the Business

  • Undertaking stock control and administration activities

Minimum of 1 year commercial buying experience is essential

25 days annual leave (rising to 27 days with service) plus all public/bank holidays

Contributory pension scheme

Free parking at many of our site locations

Range of company cars or cash allowance (including electric) for qualifying roles

Employee assistance program to support & advise with well-being & any issues

Extensive range of training/development & potential progression opportunities

Employee discount scheme (discounts on several major retail/leisure brands)

Simply Health/Dental Cover option or BUPA cover for qualifying roles

Tax free childcare (TFC) scheme

Enhanced maternity & paternity pay

Long service awards (5-40 years)

Charitable giving options

Financial support with eye-tests/purchasing glasses (DSE users only)

O2 Mobile discount scheme (up to 25% off)

Salary up to £25,000

Contact Gosport office today!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.