South East – Office based
Competitive Salary & Package
13 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Buyer – Ambient Foods

South East – Office based

Competitive Salary & Package

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident and driven individual to join an independently owned award-winning ambient food business. They have an international supply base in over 15 countries and have had a continuous growth YoY in excess of 15%. With this growth they are also increasing their presence in the UK food industry. Currently supplying into all the major UK retailers with predominantly own label as well as branded ambient goods.

The Buyer will report into the Buying Manager and will have a joint responsibility within the team of £65million.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with existing and new customers
  • To assist with tender submissions
  • Work collaboratively with Technical teams
  • Support commercial teams on pricing
  • Manage contracts, delivery and supply to meet the business needs ensuring correct stock levels

A second language would be preferable in Spanish or French

To apply for this role, you will have at least 2 years buying experience working within the food industry. Exceptional negotiating techniques are a must with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

You will be given the opportunity to build a credible and long-term career within the business. They invest heavily in the personal development and growth of the individual through internal and external training. In return you will be offered a competitive salary and package.

If you have the relevant experience and background described please send your CV through to or contact Clear Edge Search & Selection for further information

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