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Buyer UK & Europe

Blue Spark
Closing date
17 Jul 2021

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Purchasing, Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

This entrepreneurial business supply a food, household, health & beauty products to the major high street retailers in UK and globally. They are now seeking a Buyer to lead their growing business in their partnerships with existing and new suppliers.

The Role

In this key role, you’ll be responsible for sourcing, building, maintaining, and developing supplier relationships with manufacturing partners within the UK and Europe in line with the company supplier strategy.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Sourcing and engaging new manufacturing partners in FMCG food and non-food categories within given time frames and developing good working relationships
  • Negotiating contract, price and terms with manufacturing partners
  • Assessing market in line with business strategy and providing ideas for process improvements
  • Assessing capacity and efficiency of suppliers to continuously meet customer expectations

The Person

Suit a Procurement expert with commercial acumen and a proven track record of achieving excellent results within the food manufacturing industry, a good understanding of the food supplier landscape would be advantageous. You will be an organised and determined individual with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

With confident communication skills, you’ll adeptly network and negotiate with suppliers in an engaging way. Highly numerate and literate, you’ll be able to use acute analytical skills to drive business forward.

If you are Procurement professional looking for your next move, then apply now or get in touch with Kimia to find out more – Tel: 0345 2600 737 or email us at,

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

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.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom
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