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Buyer - Flavours

CPA Recruitment
London (Central), London (Greater)
£35,000 - £45,000
Closing date
25 Jul 2021

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Buyer -  Flavours



£35,000 - £45,000

An excellent opportunity to join an innovative business that lead the way within their field in the food industry.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Research, select and purchase quality products and materials (From small orders to large no day will be the same!)
  • Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing
  • Process requisitions and update management on status of orders
  • Update inventory and ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels
  • Analyse market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions
  • Coordinate with inventory team, management, and stockroom as required
  • Assess quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management

Personal Specification

  • A Food/Food Science related qualification is an advantage but experience with flavours is essential.
  • A passion for the food industry
  • Relevant experience preferred (Buyer experience within chemical compounds/flavours/raw materials would be highly desirable
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint).
  • Proficient in appropriate software (SAP).
  • Critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.



International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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