Buyer – MRO

Buyer – MRO

Do you have indirect procurement experience (MRO focus)?

Are you able to work in a fast-paced environment?

Do you excel in stakeholder management?

MacGregor Black are working with a Leading Food Manufacturer on the search for a Buyer – MRO. This is permanent role based in UK.

As the Buyer – MRO, you will be working in a group role for category management of MRO and other indirects commodities as required with a spend of €25m. This is a European role and is responsible for implementing the group operations strategy as well as supporting different stakeholder groups with group contracts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To drive and manage the group MRO – circa. €25m+.
  • Develop and execute strategic sourcing plans aligned to business needs and objectives.
  • Manage and develop a network of supplier relationships that deliver value across quality, service, innovation, and cost.
  • Provide and demonstrate high level Procurement and Technical category expertise to drive the group sourcing and agenda.
  • Manages category cost base in-line with budget and drives continuous improvement projects.
  • Provides financial transparency & forecast accuracy of Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Support all factories with the management of MRO expenditure and services.
  • Driving the supplier consolidation programme in MRO through challenging contracts and joint business plans with key providers.
  • Supporting sites to reduce MRO inventories by 20%.
  • Responsible for setting and executing the strategy on a European business and driving cost optimisation across the group.

What are we looking for?

  • Degree level or equivalent experience in a similar role. (CIPS desirable).
  • Indirect procurement experience (MRO advantageous) in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to implement strategic sourcing plans.
  • In depth knowledge of market structures and supplier strategies.
  • Negotiation skills, tendering, and contracting.
  • Proven delivery of tangible benefits in quality, service, innovation, and cost savings.
  • Stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence at all levels.

On offer is a competitive salary + benefits.

Please contact Qasim Khan today for further information

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Qasim Khan

Qasim Khan

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