Buyer

Location
Gloucester
Salary
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted
05 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Ref
JO0000006549
Contact
Kandhu Recruitment
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


Buyer with strong Food Sector experience is need for this dynamic business - strong negotiation, communication and project management skills are very important for this role.

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS
·UK and International buying opportunities
·Major focus on ethical sourcing and sustainability
·Family run business will work closely with main company directors
·Strong capital investments being made in Company's long-term future with new facility
OUR CLIENT has multiple sites in the UK and Internationally and is continually looking to expand their already very successful business that prides itself on high ethical sourcing and processing standards by focusing on achieving a Zero Carbon Footprint and the introduction of Wind Turbines.

THE BUYER reports to the Purchasing Manager and is responsible for sourcing and purchasing all of the raw materials and semi-finished products, packaging and indirect services needed for successful production at the best price available and within agreed quality specifications.

This will involve:
·Developing and maintaining robust relationships with assigned UK and global suppliers and customers.
·Maintaining the approved supplier database and investigate alternative suppliers
·Negotiating prices, discount terms and transportation / delivery with suppliers and developing long term contractual relationships

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE will have experience as a Buyer is essential with proven track record of success in sourcing food products Internationally.

Other key attributes will include:
·Pragmatic approach to solving problems - whilst working well under pressure
·Ideally educated to degree level
·High levels of IT Skills - especially Excel, Word and Power Point
This is a great opportunity for an experience Buyer with drive and ambition who is looking for their next career move in a fast-paced organisation.

If this Buyer role is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!!

"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We are unable to contact unsuitable applicants."

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