We have an in-depth understanding of the procurement market and provide our candidates with a range of opportunities to enhance their procurement careers, as well as supporting our clients with all levels of recruitment from Graduates to Executive level, helping to build and develop their procurement teams.
The types of roles we recruit for include:
£35000 - £40000 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Buyer to join a fantastic organisation in Dorset. Role Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer; Identify and share expectations of price, availability, and supply base developments. Manage sourcing projects along strategic sourcing process. Propose sourcing strategy for material groups. Supplier relationship management and dispute settlement. Monitor implementation of group contracts and terms. Liaise with quality for effective supplier approval. Liaise with marketing for effective Supplier New Product Development. Develop and maintain supplier scorecard and oversee supplier performance. Liaise with planning team for supplier performance reviews. Report savings for sourcing projects. Added value from sustainability. Personal Specification of the Senior Buyer; Degree Qualified or equivalent within a Business or related discipline. CIPS qualification would be an advantage. Significant experience of Buying. Experience of Sourcing, Supplier Management and Contract Negotiation. Experience within a Retail / FMCG environment. Strong commercial background. Strong communication and negotiation skills. Strong analytical skills. Flexibility to travel as required. This role would also suit you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Sourcing Specialist, Commodity Manager, Supplier Manager or Category Manager.
£120 - £146 per day
Butler Ross are currently recruiting a Marketing Buyer role on behalf of a global FMCG company in Chertsey. This is a long term contract role which will run until at least December 2020 and the Marketing Buyer will be responsible for the vendor selection process on behalf of the marketing team. This is an end to end marketing procurement role and responsibilities will include sourcing and selecting suppliers, working with legal to draft contracts and developing procurement strategy. Good Excel skills (v-lookups and pivot tables) are essential and prior experience with using SAP would be advantageous. This opportunity could be right if you have prior marketing procurement experience gained within a procurement, purchasing, buyer, category or sourcing management role.
£100 - £120 per day
Butler Ross are currently recruiting a Procurement Administrator role on behalf of a global FMCG company in Chertsey. This is a long term contract role which will run until at least December 2020 and the Procurement Administrator will be responsible for supporting the procurement team. Responsibilities will include liaising with suppliers to obtain information, populating the contract database and utilising the procurement system (SAP). This would be an excellent opportunity for someone working in a Junior Buyer, Assistant Buyer, Graduate Buyer or similar role. It may also suit someone with procurement experience gained in a university placement year, internship or other similar arrangement.
Senior Sourcing Buyer
£35000 - £40000 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Purchasing professional to join a growing retail distribution company as a Senior Sourcing Buyer. Role Responsibilities of the Senior Sourcing Buyer; Undertake global sourcing programmes. Assess prospective new suppliers for commercial viability and compliance both from a quality and ethical perspective. Undertake RFI's and Draft RFQ's. Support with general supply framework requirements to ensure all quotations offered have the optimum validity. Prepare costing comparisons and quotations into standard costs. Undertake benchmarking cost studies. Manage supplier terms & conditions and supply agreements. Maintain KPI's relevant to drive critical improvements from the supplier base. Work with internal colleagues in delivering new products for customer contracts. Support with business improvement projects. Personal Specification of the Senior Sourcing Buyer; Degree Qualified or equivalent. CIPS would be an advantage. Proven Purchasing experience within a Retail / FMCG environment. Experience of Sourcing Global suppliers. Strong communication and negotiation skills. Excellent IT skills including Excel. Self-Motivated and Driven. Strong problem-solving skills. This role would also suit you if you have held a role within purchasing or buying as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Sourcing Specialist, Commodity Manager, Purchasing Controller, Supplier Manager or Category Manager.
Up to £30000.00 per annum
Commodity Buyer Butler Ross have a fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Buyer to join a Manufacturing company in Peterborough. This role will involve managing a group of commodities making sure all materials are available for the production plans and managing contracts with suppliers with ongoing negotiations. This is a great opportunity to join a truly exciting company, and being involved in some exciting projects. This role will be best suited for a Buyer, Technical Buyer, Project Buyer, Commercial Buyer, Engineering Buyer or Senior Buyer. Role responsibilities of the Commodity Buyer: Sourcing of suppliers and products within assigned commodity group. Negotiation of all contract terms, ensuring best value, quality and lead time. Building relationship with new and existing suppliers, tracking their performance throughout, and resolving issues if they ever arise. Monitoring all costs Helping other areas of the business with any supply issues, such as damaged goods, payment terms, specifications etc. Coordinating all returned items, making sure they are repaired and dealt with accordingly, and sent back to the user in agreed timeframes. Person Specification of the Commodity Buyer: Experience of working within a Manufacturing Environment 2 years + Purchasing experience MRP/System experience CIPS qualification (or working towards) Salary Up to 30k This role will be best suited for a Buyer, Technical Buyer, Project Buyer, Commercial Buyer, Engineering Buyer or Senior Buyer. Should you not hear anything from your application within 14 days, this will mean your application was unsuccessful, and unfortunately It will be impossible to update everyone at application stage due to the high volumes of applicants we get! Please don't get disheartened and please do keep checking our website for any other opportunities!
Up to £33000 per annum
Buyer I have an opportunity for a Buyer to join a SME manufacturing company based in Droitwich, who are looking for a buyer to work closely with the rest of the Supply Chain to Improve Purchasing processes, MRP usage and manage Material, Stock and Supplier base. This role would be best suited to a Buyer, Technical Buyer, Engineering Buyer, Mechanical Buyer, Material Buyer Project Buyer, Commodity Buyer or Senior Buyer. Key Responsibilities of the Buyer Purchasing all engineered and mechanical components, as well as all hydraulic and electrical systems in line with production plans. Negotiate all contract terms, such as Lead times and cost. Track and trace all materials into production to ensure smooth production. Develop strong relationships with suppliers, and work closely with them to improve lead times, quality and cost. Develop Purchasing strategies with senior Management. Personal Specification of the Buyer: 5 Years Purchasing Experience Material Management experience MRP and ERP usage Experience in a manufacturing environment Experience within Purchasing Salary Up to £33,000 This role would be best suited to a Buyer, Technical Buyer, Engineering Buyer, Mechanical Buyer, Material Buyer Project Buyer, Commodity Buyer or Senior Buyer. Should you not hear anything from us regarding your application within 14 days, this will mean your application was unsuccessful! Please don't get disheartened and please keep checking the Butler Ross website for any other opportunities. All our live jobs are listed on our website.
ICT Category Manager
Up to £59000.00 per annum
IT Category Manager A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced IT Procurement Business Partner to join this public sector organisation-based North of Oxford. The successful candidate will ensure cross functional category strategies are developed in line with the business and to deliver value for the money to achieve all targets across the business. Main responsibilities of the IT Category Manager Lead and manage the IT category across the organisation Contribute to and deliver the strategic direction with senior managers in relevant areas across the business Lead and project manage a range of sourcing activities in support of the category plans Lead and develop a positive relationship with senior stakeholders Responsible for leading a successful team within the IT category Skills & Experience required of the IT Category Manager Degree or equivalent CIPS qualification Stakeholder engagement experience Demonstrate experience at delivering savings to an organisation through effective category management IT Category experience Must have in depth OJEU legislation expertise Experience leading the full cradle to grave procurement process Ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously; Ability to analyse contracts and manage contracts at all levels Salary up to £59,000 This role would be perfect for a category manager or senior category manager or procurement manager