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Purchasing Buyer

Samuel Grant Packaging
Leeds, West Yorkshire
£29,000 - £30,800
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main), Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member

Job Details

We are a dynamic and innovative company seeking a highly skilled Purchasing Buyer to join our procurement team. As a key member of our purchasing team, you will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing goods and services to meet the company's operational requirements.

As a Purchasing Buyer, your primary responsibilities will include:

•  Sourcing and negotiating with suppliers to secure the best possible prices and terms

• Conducting market research and analysing data to identify trends and opportunities

• Developing and managing relationships with suppliers to ensure timely and quality deliveries

• Creating and managing purchase orders, contracts, and other procurement documentation

• Collaborating with internal stakeholders to ensure procurement requirements are met

• Managing inventory levels and optimizing inventory management processes

• Identifying and implementing cost-saving initiatives

Key skills:

• CIPS level 2 in Supply Chain Management, Procurement,

• Knowledge of tendering and purchasing of packaging products or similar

• Procurement experience under the European Community regulations

• 2+ years of experience in purchasing or procurement, preferably in a fast paced industrial or commercial environment

• Strong understanding of procurement principles and practices

• Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel, and procurement software (e.g. SAP)

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Competitive salary and benefits package:

* Opportunity to work with a dynamic and innovative company

* Collaborative and supportive work environment

* Professional development opportunities to advance your career

* Access to cutting-edge technology and systems

If you are a motivated and results-driven professional with a passion for procurement,

please submit your application, including your CV and cover letter, to Annalie Ellis, Group HR Advisor .

We look forward to hearing from you!



Samuel Grant Packaging is a Packaging and Containers company located in United Kingdom. Our mission is to listen, advise and deliver optimum packaging solutions on time every time. With 125 years of experience in the industry we take a consultative expert approach to our clients' needs when faced with challenging packaging problems. We constantly innovate to ensure we are offering the most recent additions to the market, as well as creating our own solutions to meet problems that clients face. Whether buying single rolls of parcel tape to high-tech packaging machinery, all our clients are offered exemplary expert customer service. We are particularly well known for our hugely innovative Samson Nano pallet wrapping machine, which is a capital expenditure free machine, providing a clear fixed price per wrapped pallet.

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0113 3872149

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