Buyer/Purchasing Manager-FMCG Food Concept!

Greater London
£30k - 40k per year + bonus and benefits
18 Feb 2019
18 Mar 2019
HP- 106
Hayley Pearce
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Buyer/Purchasing Manager-FMCG Food Concept!


£30,000-£40,000 D.O.E + benefits

I am currently looking for a Buying/Procurement Manager who wants to join an organisation experiencing rapid growth in addition my client is offering great career progression for the right candidate.

The role:

  • You will liaise with suppliers, restaurants and internal stakeholders to ensure that products across all supplier categories are in the right place, at the right time and in the right quantities.
  • You will be given autonomy to look at continuous improvement opportunities using a pragmatic approach and drawing upon intra-department knowledge and expertise.
  • Price amends, product updates, product replacements, new supplier creation and menu recipe management
  • Stock forecasting and planning, this is required ongoing, for new restaurant openings, seasonality and marketing activities
  • Key performance Indicator monitoring across the supplier base, to ensure restaurant order fulfilment is maximised
  • Responsible for sending out store communications related to stock availability, new products and key supply chain changes to impact the restaurants

The candidate: 

  • Sound understanding of supply chain
  • Purchasing experience is essential, preferably within the Catering, Foodservice or wholesale sector
  • 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

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