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Job Title Buyer - Food & Beverage
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £30 - £35K Per Annum
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q83443
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised almost 5 years ago

Job Description

A leading food service company is searching for a versatile Buyer to compliment its growing Retail team based in London. The successful candidate will be working heavily on the Food & Beverage category and will be involved in a variety of Buying activities. You will be responsibile for identifying business strategy within appointed categories, negotiating best net prices and liaising with NPD and Marketing teams. You will also take responsibility for: * Supplier relationship management - selecting, negotiating and delivering product ranges within the Facilities Management category * Negotiation of best net price * Vendor contract compliance Management * Negotiation of bid price * Leveraging supplier relationships and developing requirements/specifications that proactively support new product development activities * The resolution of trading queries within the Purchasing department * Market awareness and assessment and anticipating product prices and new technology trends to develop and maintain a competitive edge * Managing budgets within own product categories and managing the suppliers, purchasing volume, spend and income * A specific product category across all segments * Project Management of specific initiatives The ideal candidate will be a graduate or equivalent with Purchasing experience in Food Retail or foodservice areas. You will be driven and proactive as well as having good numerical and analytical skills. You will have a proven past history of achieving significant savings and the ability to manage budgets as well as strong negotiation & communication skills. As an internationally established business, there is constant opportunity to progress organically within the company, with a large scope for growth. The company also offers a very competitive salary and excellent bonus and benefits package. So if you want a chance to shine as a successful Buyer in an internationally successful foodservice company, please apply now.

Ref: Q83443 | Published: almost 5 years ago


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