Our client is a food business dedicated to producing, growing and creating seasonal organic food for discerning consumers across the UK. They are experiencing continual growth and are now seeking a passionate and committed Fresh Meat Buyer who can support their team.
In this highly sought after and enticing role you will report in to the Head of Buying, managing the Fresh Meat Category. You’ll be responsible for defining, owning and delivering the Bi-annual category review to ensure ongoing range improvement and NPD Recommendations. You’ll be working closely with the wholesaler Manager to maximise category performance through forecasting and promotional planning. Working with suppliers negotiating contracts, prices and promotional support whilst identifying cost saving initiatives for the category and the company as a whole. You’ll be applying your industry expertise to identify new products that will bring innovation to the category whilst managing suppliers and resources to deliver commercial goals in line with agreed budgets.
Suit a bright and ambitious graduate with a Food or Business related degree, who has previous experience working in a buying or account management role within the Fresh Meat category. You will be a naturally strong communicator with an ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with the key Stakeholders in order to communicate ideas effectively and efficiently. Ideally, you will have an experience of bringing products to market with tangible evidence of maximising category performance and delivering sales.
So, if you are looking for a role where you can develop your buying and commercial skills for a brand you can really believe in, then apply now or call us on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.
Travel to other sites will be required for the role.
Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas