Location: Scotland - Moodiesburn
Function: Supply chain
Start of employment: ASAP

Creation date: 25 Oct 2018
Job Code: Commodity Buyer

Commodity Buyer

Job location: Dual

Package: Competitive + benefits  


About us:


Devro is a FTSE listed company and a global leader in the supply of collagen casings and films, used in a wide variety of sausages and other meat products.  Our operational reach is international with manufacturing facilities in Scotland, USA, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Australia and China, and a commercial presence in many more countries. We employ over 2,000 people worldwide whose skills and knowledge range from chemical and electrical engineering to food technology, manufacturing and everything in-between.


About the role:


We now have an exciting opportunity in Procurement and are looking for a Commodity Buyer within this area. Your remit will be to identify, introduce and develop new suppliers and commodity strategies.

You will proactively foster the spirit of continuous improvement and teamwork and continue to develop closer working relationships with management and staff in other key functions. By using supplier relationships and commercial management skills, you will optimise supplier performance and results. You will be involved in housekeeping of records in our manufacturing computer system and from time to time you will be required to represent procurement in a variety of ad-hoc projects.


Your key skills will be in category/commodity management and negotiation as well as numeracy, planning, and time management. You will be comfortable working to tight and competing deadlines and demonstrate confidence in dealing with all suppliers. 


You will be a confident self-starter with excellent communication, and influencing skills. You will have excellent computer literacy such as excel and previous knowledge of Enterprise Resource Systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle or SAP.


What next?

If this sounds like a role that you would be interested in and you are looking for your next exciting career challenge, then we would love to hear from you.  Please e-mail us a copy of your CV, along with a cover letter explaining the four or five key things that you could bring to the role.

In return we offer a varied, interesting and challenging workload, along with a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.

Apply now

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