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Protein Buyer

England, West Midlands, Coventry
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Title: Protein Buyer
Location: Coventry, Warwickshire
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Work Patten: Mon-Fri / 07:00-16:00

We have an exciting new role for a skilled & experienced Protein Buyer to join the procurement team of an innovative and exciting B2B operation in Warwickshire!

What can I expect?:

The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in sourcing, negotiating, and managing relationships with suppliers to ensure the consistent availability of top-quality meats and poultry for our foodservice clients.

The successful candidate will integrate themselves with the team at Coventry and at our National Distribution Centre in Hertfordshire, ensuring they understand all key metrics to best fulfil this role, including stock positioning, stock turn, forecasted sales, effects of promotions, school holidays, etc.

Daily Duties will include:
  • Identify, evaluate, and establish relationships with meat & poultry suppliers, ensuring a reliable and commercially competitive supply chain.
  • Negotiate favourable terms, including pricing, quality standards, delivery schedules, and payment terms.
  • Monitor supplier performance and conduct regular assessments to ensure compliance with agreed-upon standards.
  • Stay informed about market trends, pricing fluctuations, and industry developments related to meat & poultry products.
  • Conduct thorough market research to identify new suppliers and emerging opportunities for cost savings and quality improvement.

Ready to take on the next chapter in your career? Apply below!

Want to find out more? Give Jordan a ring on 01780 480 530 or email and I can tell you more.


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;

  • Commercial  
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.

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01780 480530
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road

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