Category Buyer

Location
England, London
Salary
£32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
09 Oct 2018
Closes
16 Oct 2018
Ref
TD2679
Contact
Tom Disapong
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


The Organisation

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a Category Buyer - Food to join a market leading food business in London. The business is well-known in the FMCG industry due to their award-winning products.



The Role

You will be responsible for sourcing food for the specific category and assisting the wider Procurement team by analysing the markets relevant to the category.

Responsibilities include:
  • Purchasing food within the category under the supervision of the Procurement Manager.
  • Be the point of contact for other departments within the business.
  • Working cross-functionally to ensure supplier performance is maintained at the standard required by the business.
  • Reporting on the movements in the commodity markets.




The Person
  • Experience of Procurement within a food manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Loves working with customers to ensure both parties' targets are met.
  • Experience of managing a spend of around £500k - £1.25m.
  • Strong negotiation skills are essential for this role.

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