Food Buyer, Spanish Speaking, Surrey

Location
Surrey
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum + (depending on exp.) & Excellent Benefits
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Sep 2017
Ref
HLJ893784
Contact
Hannah Jackson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


Hablas español ou en français? If you do this is a great opportunity to join an award-winning, independent food business.

This is a great opportunity for a fluent Spanish or French speaking Food Buyer to join a leading award-winning independent food business. They have a truly international supply base and they supply all of the UK retailers with both own label and branded food products.

As an experienced Food Buyer ideally with a retail background you will work alongside a small team and be responsible for sourcing individual products internationally, as well as working closely with the sales teams supporting their commercial negotiations.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Develop commercial relationships with existing and new suppliers
  • Keep up to date with industry trends, economic factors and key suppliers for each category area
  • Work closely with internal teams on NPD projects to look at ways of extending and improving product ranges
  • Manage contracts and assist with tender submissions


Candidates will need to have a 2:1 or above, speak Spanish or French fluently and have Food Buying experience gained in a retail environment. Exceptional negotiation techniques will be a given, alongside very strong communication skills and the ability to prioritise, multi-task and meet often tight deadlines. Excellent IT skills including Excel are essential.

Above all candidates will need to have a real passion about working within the food industry.

In return you'll gain real depth and breadth of experience in a hugely successful business. To apply send your details through to me today.

REF. HLJ893784 By Focus Management

Follow Focus Management on Twitter @foodjob

Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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