Buyer - Food

  • Buying and Purchasing Commercial
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • £Negotiable
  • W6438
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The Company

This is an excellent chance for a Buyer to join an exciting and rapidly evolving food manufacturing business. Developing and producing delicious food products for a variety of customers, they are focused on using the finest quality ingredients from local suppliers to create mouth-watering ranges that are seasonal and on trend.

The Role

In this newly created role, you would be responsible for managing suppliers across various food and non-food categories. You will seek to identify new suppliers, aiming to curate, build and maintain thriving relationships with them. Along with this you will develop and execute a long term supplier strategy, making it your goal to improve the cost and quality of materials acquired across the business.

You will keep up to date with market trends, communicating your findings to the wider business to ensure continuous improvement. You’ll also regularly review supplier performances, negotiate contracts, and manage your departmental queries. Overall, your will aim to keep the wheels of the department in motion by coordinating cross functional teams, helping to guarantee the seamless running of the overall supply chain and provide the best possible service to ensure the company’s success.

The Person

We are looking for an ambitious and self-motivated Buyer with a great understanding of FMCG industries and particularly quality food ingredients. A confident, highly organised individual with a commercial mind-set and the ability to negotiate is essential. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, coupled with an outstanding ability to communicate. You’ll be able to drawn upon your previous food buying experience in order to adeptly network and negotiate with suppliers to achieve results.

Ref: W6438

Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.