Buying Manager - Fresh

£48000 - £54000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
16 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Alexander Allison
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

An innovative food business are seeking a Buying Manager to work in a unique role, involving purchasing, strategic sourcing and NPD.

The Organisation

You will be joining one of the fastest growing businesses in the ecommerce space, who have developed an industry leading service with a national customer base. You will work alongside an established and diverse buying team, acting in a leadership role to engage senior internal and external stakeholders, and contribute to range development and strategy.

The business has clear plans for continuing sustainable growth, involving diversification of their existing business model.

The Role

You will lead the Fresh Produce category, working to seek out the best deals for the best price. You will work primarily with UK suppliers, but there are no limitations that will be imposed on you.

The role will involve some regular in work travel across the UK, typically taken as a group.

By tracking and predicting fluctuations in commodity prices, you will seek to balance any supply or product related risks.

You will work collaboratively with Operations, Supply Chain and NPD teams to ensure a first class service offering.

The Person

You will be an experienced food buyer from a foodservice, wholesale, retail or hospitality background. Candidates with previous exposure to ecommerce platforms will be expected to demonstrate their experience.

Candidates with experience of working with Fresh Produce categories will be at an advantage, but other fast paced, quality led categories will be considered.

Please apply for full details about this opportunity.