Buyer-FMCG National food business!

27 Jul 2017
27 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Buyer-FMCG National food business!


£40,000-£45,000+ car &benefits

I am seeking an experienced Food Buyer To maximise the long-term profitability of a specified category of products, whilst achieving budgeted income & term targets.

You will maintain and grow long-standing supplier relationships and to develop new opportunities at a competitive price. You will take the lead in negotiating commercial and contractual terms for nationally.

The role & requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Previous people management experience
  • Experience in a fast-paced and high volume business (food or catering an advantage)
  • Ability to target and deliver significant cost savings
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Strong organisation skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • You must be able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines. 
  • demonstrate an aptitude for financial acumen in managing your budgets.
  • Purchasing experience is essential, preferably within the Foodservice/ Wholesale sector.

The candidate:

  • Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, with a collaborate approach

‘Hands-on’ self-starter and must have excellent proven influencing and negotiating skills in managing product costs and income generation

  • Demonstrate an aptitude for financial acumen in managing your budgets.
  • Purchasing experience is essential, preferably within the Catering, Foodservice or wholesale sector

My client is one of the UK catering equipment providers, supplying hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes, schools and education sectors,

This is an exciting opportunity to join a positive, supportive team, and earn the utmost in employee rewards and career development.

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