Senior Produce Buyer | Fresh Food Business | West Midlands

Recruiter
Location
England, West Midlands
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Ref
TEM9057
Contact
MorePeople 01780 480530
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent



Are you an experienced produce buyer with a track record of delivering savings across a supply chain?

About the Employer:

We are working with a leading food business who are gearing up for growth. These are exciting times. As a senior buyer, you will be responsible for providing strategic framework and direction for the company with regards to raw materials and influencing the commercial relationships with customers.

With previous relevant experience of raw materials and fresh produce buying you will bring expert knowledge of the retail supply chain.


About the Role:

You will be responsible for meeting the produce budgets and providing benchmarking measures to demonstrate competitive buying. It will be your responsibility to provide predictable pricing and sustainable supplier relationships. You will need to control risks in supply - influenced by weather, prices, logistics and international political situations. You will need to accurately forecast prices, control stock levels and be responsible for the flow of purchasing information throughout the company.


Ideal Candidate:

Like most roles, culture fit is going to be key. We want team players. We want to grow this business by being more sophisticated in the procurement methods and a greater attention to detail which will build on some excellent supplier relationships.


Minimum Requirements:

To be considered for this role as a minimum you will need 5 years' experience in fresh produce and have a complete understanding of the supermarket supply chain.

Salary:

Depending on Experience and To Attract the Best

Application Process:

To apply for this position or discuss in more detail please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or mailto:tom@morepeople.co.uktom@morepeople.co.uk