Buyer

Recruiter
JAM Recruitment Ltd
Location
Slough
Salary
£45000 - £50000/annum
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading foodservice organization in the Slough area has been expanding. As part of their growth, they require the skills of an experienced Strategic Buyer to be responsible for defining and executing effective procurement and cost saving strategies to support the overall division.

The Role

As a Strategic Buyer, you'll be:
*Responsible for managing an annual spend of circa £50 million per annum
*Working across the food division to effectively maximise long term profits
*Ensuring cost savings for key strategic suppliers.
*Effectively and professionally executing operational buying activities to ensure the business obtains the best in value and product.

Your skills and experience:
*Previous experience of working as a Buyer within the food industry
*Demonstrable track record of managing or delivering cost saving plans.
*Excellent negotiating skills at a tactical and strategic level.
*Solid understanding of managing supplier relationships and maximising profitability.

The Company
This is a great opportunity for a Strategic Buyer to join a leading foodservice organization. You'll be part of a global organisation that employs and ethos of excellent customer service and continuous improvement

The Package
In return, you'll be offered a competitive package and a benefits package including an annual bonus amongst many different discounts.

To Apply;
Click the apply now button to send your CV to Matthew Cleator - interviews will be taking place ASAP.
If you feel this Strategic Buyer role would be more suitable for somebody you know, then JAM operates a referral scheme. You'll be rewarded for your help with £200 in vouchers of your choice for the successful placement of any candidate you refer to us.

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