Food / Beverage Commodity Buyer

Centre People
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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

Applicants should have at least 3 years of commodity buying experience in the UK, preferably in the food / beverage industry.

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 food/beverage commodity 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 refunds as appropriate.

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

Applications are welcome from those with experience of and exposure to international food & beverage commodity buying in a 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.