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Job role: Buyer (Plastic Recycling)
Location: Leeds, UK
Salary: Excellent

We are an ambitious start-up, Environment Agency accredited secondary waste material sourcing facility based in Leeds, Yorkshire UK and we have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Buyer. This role offers development and progression opportunity once established.

Job responsibilities
As the Buyer covering the UK, you will source and purchase baled waste plastic films, off-grade /scrap plastic materials from the UK market with a focus on sourcing from retail and manufacturing sectors.
You will be responsible for all aspects of supply chain / purchasing management including:

• Commercial negotiations and contract compliance
• Total acquisition
• Cost optimisation
• Product life-cycle management
• Supply demand planning and inventory management
• Longer-term supply strategy development and implementation
• Account management; growing and retaining existing business, as well as seeking new business opportunities

Person specification
You will be an established professional who has experience in the plastic recycling market and have experience in business development within plastics recycling and account management. You will also be an excellent negotiator and strong communicator with the ability to prioritise, as well as an exceptional relationship builder and a true self starter.

A flexible approach is essential, as is a strong sense humour.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to