Buyer - Food
Do you have a strong background in Food Purchasing/Buying?Do you have a genuine passion for Food but looking for a new challenge?
Our client is a widely recognised global business, with their UK Head Office based in West London. They are now looking for a Buyer - Food to join the business in order to continue the delivery of the best possible service to their customers.
So what does this Buyer - Food role involve?
Above all, you will work towards delivering the overall strategy & plans which ultimately drives excellence in customer service and the overalls sales & profit targets.
You will be a 'hands-on' self-starter and must have excellent proven influencing and negotiating skills in managing product costs and income generation as well as the ability to develop, manage and implement category plans.
As a Buyer your role will be to manage your supplier relationships and maximise the long term profitability of specified categories whilst achieving your short & long term budgeted targets.
What qualities will you need to be successful in this Buyer - Food role?
You must be able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and above all be able to multi task in a timely and efficient manner. You will also be required to demonstrate an aptitude for financial acumen in managing your budgets. Purchasing experience is essential, preferably within the Retail / Foodservice / Wholesale sectors.
You will need to be commercially aware of both the Frozen Food category and the overall business, with the ability to make quick decisions under pressure.
You will be an influential leader who can build excellent relationships and manage small cross functional teams across Purchasing and Procurement.
You will need to negotiate effectively across all levels.
If you are an influential, confident individual, with a proven track record of exceeding targets and are looking for the next step up in your buying career with a people focused business, then please apply below to this Buyer - Food role!
No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
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