Ingredients Buyer

Employer
b3 jobs
Location
South Wales
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
13 Oct 2019

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Function
Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Location
Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin), Swansea (Abertawe), Carmarthen, South Wales
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Ingredients Buyer

Job ref: 62380 | Competitive salary | South Wales

The company

You will be working for a committed and customer-focused business which is dedicated to excellence and continuous improvement. The company are extremely successful and continuously invest to deliver safe and consistent quality products, to meet and exceed consumer expectations.

The job

The purpose of the Ingredients Buyer is to ensure the sustainable and ethical sourcing of all food ingredients and work closely with the technical team to ensure compliance with food safety, traceability and authenticity requirements.

You will liaise with product development teams to source new ingredients and suppliers to drive the innovation agenda, coordinate responses to purchasing requests, monitor key factors and market trends affecting ingredient supply, manage the supply base in conjunction with NPD requirements plus negotiate and agree on supplier terms whilst ensuring company costs and processes are not compromised.

Your experience

We are looking for a confident and dedicated individual with procurement experience within the food manufacturing industry ideally buying food ingredients such as seasonings, sauces, marinades, cereals or similar. You will possess proven negotiating skills, be an effective communicator and have a strong commercial awareness. This is a group level role where you will be required to travel to multiple sites across the UK, therefore a driving licence is required.

More details

The Ingredients Buyer job is based in the South Wales region and is paying a competitive salary according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Ingredients Buyer job, please click the Apply button.

What happens next?

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

Food Manufacturing Buying Jobs | Purchasing Jobs | FMCG Supply Chain Jobs | Sourcing Specialist | Raw Materials Buyer | Procurement Jobs | Food Industry Jobs | Food Manufacturing Buying Jobs | South Wales | Carmarthenshire

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

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