Job ref: 62380 | Competitive salary | South Wales
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 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.
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.
The Ingredients Buyer job is based in the South Wales region and is paying a competitive salary according to individual skills and previous experience.
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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