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Posted 22 February by Detail 2 Retail Ended

Buyer - Food Procurement Company - Job Summary

This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, enthusiastic, confident and commercially driven Buyer to join a market-leading food procurement company. This position offers the opportunity for excellent career progression, training, development, and a competitive salary.

Buyer - Food Procurement Company - Role Responsibility

  • As a Buyer, you will report to the Procurement Manager and engage with suppliers to deliver value on behalf of our clients:
  • Assume responsibility for, and manage assigned Categories to deliver reduced product costs in line with company buying strategy
  • Performance manage assigned Suppliers in line with company buying strategy
  • Implement agreed improvement practices in partnership with key suppliers, and 'inspire improvement’ to deliver enhanced client satisfaction
  • Deliver team projects to plan and manage tasks efficiently to meet client requirements
  • Drive quality standards and ensure that suppliers operate to best practice and in a safe manner
  • Support buying team activity to help deliver sustained business growth.

Buyer - Food Procurement Company - The Ideal Candidate

  • It is essential that you have previous experience in a buying role, ideally in the food industry
  • You must be analytical and have strong numerical skills
  • You should be very organised, work well in a team as well as autonomously
  • You will need to have a dynamic approach to our clients systems and processes should be implemented to improve efficiency
  • Have the ability to quickly build relationships with clients and have a proven track record of strong negotiating skills
  • Educated to a graduate level preferred

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