Buyer - Food

Twickenham, Middlesex | Ref: BBBH22751

£30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits

Junior / Buyer - Food

South West London

£30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits + CIPS

Role Profile

A leading e-com retail and manufacturing business are looking to recruit a Buyer to support the procurement for a variety of categories. This is a fantastic opportunity for bright and enthusiastic professionals looking to develop their experience, become CIPS qualified and be part of hugely exciting growth plans for 2019 as this business goes global!

This role will require working closely with suppliers and distributors, and the internal team to ensure the highest product quality and service levels. A fantastic chance to join this unique success story as this is an innovative growth business with a vibrant and fun culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Representing the needs of the business in relationships with suppliers
  • Driving long term business benefits through cost reduction, process efficiencies and adding value by building long term relationships with key suppliers
  • Working in partnership with marketing, operational and product development functions to drive evolution of the business concepts
  • Provide supply chain support for business wide strategic objectives such as nationwide menu and concept development
  • Ensuring products meet required quality and sustainability criteria

Skills and Experiences

  • Graduate calibre with minimum 12 months procurement experience. Hospitality, retail or food manufacturing organisation would be useful but not essential.
  • Strong influencing skills and a passion for procurement
  • Proven track record of adding value
  • Strong commercial acumen, customer focused, analytical, highly numerate and IT literate.
  • Effective communicator, able to build relationships at all levels internally and externally.
  • Ability to influence, engage & coach others.
  • Self starter.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Drive for continuous improvement, embracing change.

Client information

Our client is a leading e-commerce and manufacturing operation experiencing growth on a global scale

Remuneration

£30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits + CIPS

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