Buyer - Food Industry

Recruiter
D R Newitt
Location
Kent
Salary
£45,000.00 - £55,000.00 + Benefits
Posted
05 Feb 2019
Closes
05 Mar 2019
Ref
MB40424
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client, are a well-known food business, based in Kent. An exciting opportunity has opened up for an experienced Buyer to take ownership of the entire purchasing department.

Please note that this is a senior level role and only candidates with relevant experience can be considered.

The Role:

  • Large-scale responsibility for a spend that covers Raw Materials, Finished Goods and Packaging
  • Management of stock and inventory levels – including management of a small team of Inventory Control Staff
  • Global supplier management – occasional travel required
  • Constant communication with Suppliers and Customers to ensure best price and service at all times

The Candidate:

  • An experienced Buyer/Purchasing Manager or Procurement Professional – With Food Industry experience
  • A skilled negotiator and rapport builder
  • Commercially minded with an ability to identify new business opportunities
  • Senior and professional – comfortable at all levels of an organisation

What’s on offer?

  • The opportunity to take on a brand new role within a business with excellent opportunities for progression
  • A competitive salary and benefits package

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity then please upload your CV today! If you have any questions please contact Martin Bryce at D R Newitt Recruitment. 

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