Food / Beverage Ingredients Buyer - Value-add Manufacturing

Centre People
City of London, London
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A hugely successful vertically integrated food & beverage value-added manufacturers located in the City of London, now requires a communicative, commercially astute and dynamic food / beverage ingredients buying professional with very strong negotiation skills to join their team.

Applicants should have at least 3 years of food/beverage ingredients buying experience IN THE UK, preferably in the value-added manufacturing focused industry.

The role will be coordinating with a range of suppliers across the globe for the purchase of a range of physical food/beverage products including agricultural softs, and food & beverage ingredients.

The role has a strong focus on quality control and assurance; requiring an individual to have very strong negotiation capabilities and a convincing tone in their communications to be able to effectively sway suppliers in pricing and quality-based refunds as appropriate.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic working environment and build a long term career in international buying.

Applications are welcome from those with experience of and exposure to international food & beverage buying in a value-added trading or manufacturing environment. A very focused and enthusiastic business sense is essential as are excellent English communication skills - both written and spoken.

If your application is successful, you will be contacted within two working days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs.