Senior Buyer - Ingredients -Lombard

Lombard Permanent USD70,000 - USD90,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Highly autonomous role within a large company
  • Competitive Compensation Package

About Our Client

I'm currently partnered with a multi-million dollar consumer goods company looking to grow their team due to organic growth and acquisitions. They have been around for 50+ years and are reinventing their brand with major investments in their space, their goal is continue the growth of the business over the course of the next 5 years!

Job Description

  • Working with multiple suppliers domestically and overseas for purchase order releasing, delivery schedule confirmation, production plan tracking on a weekly basis.
  • Project/Non-Flow-Business based demand & supply planning to ensure 100% on time delivery.
  • Demand analysis and continuous monitoring on a weekly basis: act and plan based on demand change, including expediting or holding-back supplies, inventory level adjustment on Finished Goods and components.
  • Schedule weekly production with 3rd-party packaging provider and relationship management.
  • Playing a key role in creating an unbiased, accurate demand plan that is critical for planning material flow throughout the supply chain
  • Applying market intelligence to the demand plan. Market intelligence may come from sales, marketing, key accounts, and other sources
  • Leveraging forecast performance metric tools to measure accuracy, assess the quality and frequency of overrides, assess forecast bias, and identify and address the largest sources of forecast error
  • Participating in and possibly facilitating the monthly Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Demand Review meetings by business portfolio. This process focuses on the alignment between the demand plan and the business plan (OP/QOR)
  • Maximizing the effectiveness of the statistical forecast by adjusting/ cleansing historical demand and determining appropriate levels of aggregation for calculating the statistical forecast



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The Successful Applicant

  • Preferred Bachelor's and Master's degree
  • 2+ years' purchasing experiencing within a manufacturing environment
  • Thorough working knowledge of purchasing policies, processes and procedures.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal relations and written/oral communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of QuickBooks, Excel, Outlook, and Word.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation $70,000 - $90000 + bonus
  • Long term growth opportunity
  • Standard benefits package
  • full-time salaried position
  • Flexible working environment
Contact
Saskkia Wiggan
Quote job ref
JN-072022-5694116

Job summary

Sector
Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Procurement / Spend Analysis
Industry
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
Lombard
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Saskkia Wiggan
Job Reference
JN-072022-5694116
Job Nature
Hybrid working