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Indirect Buyer

Salary £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Location Grantham
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00077281_1683808555
Published 19 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Indirect Buyer

Macildowie are pleased to partner with a market leading food and farming titan who are looking for an experienced Indirects Buyer to join their newly created central service company. This new exciting role follows a number of other appointments that match their intent on growth and provides an exciting opportunity to further grow and develop.

Based in Grantham, with hybrid working, this role would be focusing on Indirect spend, primarily MRO spend. A background within Indirect, ideally MRO spend and experience using SAP would be advantageous.

Supporting the Senior Buyer, you would be getting involved in developing relationships with suppliers, setting sub-category strategies and identifying cost savings as part of the wider role.

The role is looking to pay between £30,000 to £40,000 depending on experience.


  • Develop and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop and manage supplier contracts for areas of Indirects spend.
  • Identify cost savings through spend analysis and benchmarking/tender processes, and continuous improvement
  • Utilise E-Procurement tool for managing tendering and benchmarking processes, including contract negotiations.
  • Work within and lead cross functional teams to understand and define business requirements and deliver value-adding projects.
  • Develop risk management & business continuity plans with key suppliers.
  • Drive improvements in supplier quality and service through SRM programmes.
  • Forecast and understand major commodity price trends.

Ideal Candidate:

  • 3+ Years within Procurement
  • Ideally Indirect spend experience, MRO spend advantageous
  • IT and SAP or similar MRP proficient
  • Organised, analytical and good numerical skills
  • Experience with negotiations and the tendering process
  • Strong-team player


  • Indirects Buyer, MRO spend
  • Grantham based
  • Hybrid working - 2 days from home
  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • Matched pension contributions.
  • Access to the employee assistance program.

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