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Job Title:

Data Analyst (Purchasing) - 18827

Job Reference:


Job Location:

North Kent

Job Salary:

£30K pa

Job Type: Permanent

Our Client industry-leading supplier of tableware and light catering equipment to the foodservice industry are currently recruiting for a Data Analyst within their Purchasing team. The successful candidate will have previous experience within a purchasing, analytical or financial role with degree or similar level of education.


  • Accurately analyse data to assist with purchasing decisions, trade-offs and opportunities
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce costs and improve profitability
  • Generate system reports and complete trend analysis
  • Maintain and develop internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • Have a commercial awareness of the business and an understanding of market analysis
  • Seek opportunities for better deals, more profitable suppliers and beneficial terms
  • Assist in the development of purchasing strategies
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Undertake risk profiling


Experience needed:

  • Previous experience within a purchasing, analytical, or financial role
  • Highly accurate and strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding numeracy skills and intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team supporting colleagues where necessary
  • SAP proficient


My client offers an excellent working environment.  Working Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm.


Benefits include: 20 days annual leave + 8 BH + additional paid time off over Christmas & New Year, free parking, annual profit related bonus, staff discount, team/work nights out.


To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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