Buyer - Food

West London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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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