Buyer (Fresh Foods)
Job ref: 62304 | £40,000 - £45,000 | Gloucestershire
This is an excellent opportunity to become part of an innovative and passionate team, working for a producer of award-winning food. The company is dedicated to the development of their people; therefore, this is an excellent opportunity to grow your food industry career.
The purpose of your role as Buyer is to define, own and deliver a range that reflects the food retail strategy, embracing quality, innovation, seasonality and sustainability and is brought to life across relevant sales channels.
You will work on the fresh foods category where you will own cost and retail prices across the categories, proactively stay abreast of market trends ensuring the range remains innovative and aspirational plus bring the product to life, exciting the kitchen and store teams through full engagement, tasting and sharing of product knowledge.
Ideally educated to a degree/HND level in a supply chain, procurement or related business discipline, you will possess a strong buying/purchasing track record within food manufacturing, most preferably within fresh chilled foods such as meat, poultry and seafood. You will have good working knowledge of purchasing, category management and stock management together with excellent food industry market knowledge and negotiation skills. A driving licence is also required due to site location.
The Buyer role is based in the Gloucestershire region and is paying £40,000 - £45,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday.
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Alternate job titles
Food Manufacturing Buying Jobs | Purchasing Jobs | FMCG Supply Chain Jobs | Raw Materials Buyer | Ingredients Buyer | Procurement Jobs | Food Industry Jobs | Food Manufacturing Jobs | Gloucestershire