Senior Buyer - Food, 6 months, perm poss

Gerard Peters
£50000/annum Excellent Benefits
09 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Buyer - Food, 6 months, perm poss

Location: Home based (or Warwickshire office)

Salary: Circa £50K pro rata + bens

Ref: BBBH705

Key words and phrases important to this job include: Procurement, Purchasing, Buyer, Supplier Relationship, Food, Hospitality, Hotel, Catering, Food Service, Quality, Contracts, Savings Targets, Supplier Reduction, Operational

As a leading out outsourced purchasing consultancy, my client is already well-established in flourishing in several prestigious markets. Wile retaining the flexibility and rapid growth capability of a ‘privately-owned business’, they are now part of a multi-national group, which also gives them extensive resource and shared capability when needed. They now seek an experienced food buyer to support expansion of their offering in to new product areas and markets.

Joining an existing purchasing team, you will support clients who have been contracted to outsource their food purchasing, through your team. Working closely with these important and sensitive customers, you will help identify their supply requirements and facilitate the accurate outsourcing of their needs. In this role, you will be in regular contact with both customers, suppliers and internal colleagues. Some travel will be required.

As the ideal candidate, you will be an experienced food buyer, have a proven track record in operational procurement, ideally gained in; hospitality, food Service, Hotels or catering businesses. You will be adept at; building, utilizing and optimising, long-term supplier relations, ensuring that customer requirements and expectations are always met, through supply-chain excellence.

Offering an excellent immediate position, in a prestige business with excellent working conditions and a genuinely positive environment, the role also carries an elevated level of responsibility, and the potential to turn this contract in to a permanent opportunity.

Please apply with your full CV to Paula Ball via the e-mail link to this advert.

Ideal living locations include; Coventry, Birmingham, Leicester, Cambridge, Bristol, Northampton, High Wycombe, Basingstoke, Leamington Spa, Stratford Avon, Warwick, Alcester, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Solihull, Henley in Arden, Alcester, Evesham, Studley, Nuneaton, Birmingham