Buyer

Employer
Blue Spark
Location
Flexible base
Salary
£negotiable
Closing date
19 Oct 2019

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Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

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.

The Role

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.

The Person

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

Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Contact Us
  • 34 - 36 The Broadway
  • Haywards Heath
  • RH16 3AL
  • GB
  • 0845 2600 737
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