Graduate Procurement Buyer – Food

Graduate Procurement Buyer – Food

Ref: JO-1911-107294 | £23000 - £27000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits | Location:Egham, Surrey, England | Added:06/11/19

Quest Search & Selection are partnering with this leading supply chain & food procurement organisation based in the UK. Their clients will include foodservice sites and hospitality partners who would purchase food, ingredients and everything in-between! This business work closely with their clients to deliver expert procurement services saving them both time and money and offering a unique purchasing power as their suppliers range from the most recognised brands in the industry to local providers.

The responsibilities of this Graduate/Entry-Level Buyer vacancy –

  • To assist the Category Lead to proactively manage the supply base to drive buying efficiencies.
  • To work closely with existing clients to identify and understand their business requirements.
  • Ensures the safe and ethical sourcing of great products and services
  • Dealing with any suppliers, management enquiries
  • To work collaboratively with the Supply Chain team
  • Category supports across supplier agreements and terms
  • Research on innovation, competitor analysis of products and prices.
  • Assist on ad-hoc projects
  • Assisting the category and marketing team regarding any promotional launches and campaigns
  • To assist in driving the revenue and profit performance of their clients
  • To develop strong relationships both internal and external stakeholders.

The experience required for this Graduate/Entry-level Buying position –

  • You must be a Graduate calibre with experience in a commercial environment
  • Has experience with Buying, Supply Cain Purchasing or Procurement experience within a foodservice, manufacturing or retail environment
  • Has or working towards CIPS is ideal but not essential
  • You must be a good communicator that is confident to deal with internal stakeholder including stakeholders from their holding company and external clients.
  • Analytical in your approach and be able to happy to deal with trading reports
  • Intermediate to Advance Excel skillset

What is it for you if successful in this Buying role –

This is a great opportunity to work for a £Billion industry with growth for the right calibre individual who are in their infancy Buying or procurement career. In addition to the support, training, they offer –

  • bonus potential,
  • flexible working (including working from home)
  • pension
  • 25 days holidays.

If this sounds like you, please apply today quoting the reference – JO-1911-107294

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