Buyer

Location
England, Northamptonshire, Wellingborough
Salary
£25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
15 Jun 2017
Ref
HB2541
Contact
Jason Kilbride
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Title: Buyer
Salary: £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Location: Northamptonshire

PURPOSE OF JOB:
Our client is a market leader within the FMCG world supplying an impressive portfolio of specialist food products into many of the high street retailers.

Due to a period of growth our client is seeking a driven and experienced Buyer to strengthen their procurement and commercial teams.

Reporting into the Buying Manager this role will be tasked with the planning, organization and direction of each element of the diverse raw product portfolio.

It is essential that you have had previous Buying experience within the Food or Fresh Produce industry, can demonstrate a successful track record of category growth and development and display a professional but personable approach to your work.

Ideally the candidate will be educated to degree level, but more importantly must be highly numerate, with excellent negotiation & communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with overseas suppliers.

It is taken that the candidate must be organised and IT literate in Windows, Excel and PowerPoint. They must be able to demonstrate effective product sourcing experience and high levels of commercial awareness including being aware of any market trends.

In return my client is offering an exciting market to work within, a dynamic working atmosphere and genuine opportunities for growth and progression.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Jason Kilbride at jason@hendbrown.com or call 07985 454318 for more information.

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