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Raw Materials & Indirect Buyer

CK Group
Closing date
16 Oct 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a Raw Materials & Indirect Buyer to join a chemical manufacturing company at their site based in Oldbury on a permanent basis.

The Company:
Our client is materials, chemicals and solutions for the automotive, aerospace, battery, medical device, water, air treatment and environmental industries.

This role is located at our client's site in Oldbury.

Your main duties will be:
  • Managing a raw material and indirect spend portfolio that has a direct impact on the company's profitability.
  • Optimising sourcing strategies.
  • Managing a large and varied supplier base.
  • Developing strategies for improving costs for the Raw Material and Indirect spend, specifically within O&G in North America.

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have
  • Extensive raw materials purchasing experience within the chemical industry.
  • Extensive business management experience, with strong skills in negotiation, supplier management and conflict resolution.
  • A bachelors degree in chemical engineering or chemistry with a further MBA would be highly beneficial.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 54330 in all correspondence.


Find the career you always dreamed of

We are the CK Group, the UK’s specialist in scientific, clinical and technical recruitment.

We have 4 brands:  

  • CK Science is the leading independent scientific recruitment consultancy.
  • CK Clinical is an established leader in the clinical research and drug development sectors
  • CK Technical specialises in jobs for Engineers and IT professionals
  • CK QLS finds roles for high calibre professionals working in the science and technology sectors in Switzerland.

Over the last 28 years we have found jobs for thousands of high calibre scientists in the scientific, chemical, waste, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. By working with us to find your next job, you will get access to the best scientific vacancies in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

We are proud to be working with 18 out of the world’s top 20 scientific organisations.

We can help you find your dream job.

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+44 (0)1246 457700
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
S41 9FG
United Kingdom
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