Senior Buyer - Fresh Produce

Employer
Houghton Associates
Location
Midlands/South
Salary
£50-60,000 Basic, Bonus, Company Car or Car Allowance + Benefits
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
Buying
Location
East Midlands Region, South East England, South West England, West Midlands Region
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Senior Buyer – Fresh Produce
£50-60,000 Basic, Bonus, (based on Gross Margin improvements), Company Car or Car Allowance + Benefits
Our Client is an expanding and successful Fresh Produce Business. A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Buyer to increase margins whilst maintaining strong and collaborative relationships with their Suppliers.
The role will be involved in a number of Procurement areas, the main ones being developing a more collaborative Buying Strategy, improving relationships with targeted Suppliers, Strategically rationalising the current supplier program & improving the whole procurement process notably in areas such as Product Quality/Selection and Price Negotiations.
It is essential that candidates come from the Fresh Fruit & Vegetables category. A proven track record in strategically improving the Buying Function, notably in terms of Supplier Analysis, Supplier Relationships and Price Negotiations/Margin Improvements is also vitally important.
There is a genuine opportunity for the jobholder to move into a more Senior/Man Management role within 2 years. Previous Man Management experience or an aspiration and ability to move into a Man Management role in the medium term would be a bonus although not essential.
This is a home based role but with extensive travelling. Candidates can live in the North, Midlands or South although no further South than the M4 corridor.
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Houghton McKenzie Ltd are a well established & highly professional Consultancy specialising in recruiting Sales & Management professionals within FMCG & related market sectors

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  • HG1 5BW
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