Purchasing / Buyer - Food Industry

Centre People
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A hugely successful vertically integrated food & beverage located in central London, now requires a communicative and astute senior buying professional with solid negotiation skills to join their buying team, potentially with team lead duties for the right person

The role will be coordinating with a range of suppliers throughout Eastern Europe as well as in China and South Asia for the purchase of a range of physical products including agricultural products, and food & beverage ingredients.

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

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

Applications are welcome from those with experience of and exposure to international food & beverage buying in a trading/manufacturing environment, preferably with staff management or team leadership experience. 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.