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Buying Manager

Kandhu Recruitment Ltd
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
1 Oct 2021

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An excellent opportunity for an experienced Buying Manager, looking to take their next career step, to join this first class food manufacturer based in Southall.

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTSJob Security - Excellent business that offers career stability and opportunity. Excellent salary - £40,000 - £50,000Major retailer exposure

OUR CLIENT is a fast moving business focus on manufacturing high risk chilled food products to the Food Service and Multiple Retailer businesses throughout the UK.

BUYING MANAGER will be responsible for all aspects of the purchasing function including: Sole responsibility for strategic management of a designated group of key suppliersManage supply base and work with colleagues to ensure the required quality, price, and service standards are met or exceeded at all timesEnsure that all buying activities are carried out in line with the company strategy, and in compliance with established policies and proceduresNegotiate contract terms (e.g. pricing, rebates, promotional support, exclusivity etc) with the designated suppliers to achieve optimum commercial benefit and ensure that the commercial interests of the business are secured and protected.Initiate and lead product/category reviews to deliver continuous improvement in product range, quality and pricing

The Ideal Candidate will need to have a strong procurement background from within the food industry. Other key attributes will include:Part or fully CIPS qualified.Educated to degree level or above, with previous experience in a food-related roleExtensive experience at Buyer / Senior Buyer level, to include contract and general negotiation experience, plus a track record of strategic supplier management, preferably with an international supply base.Numerate, literate, with intermediate/advanced IT skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!

"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants."

Kandhu GDPR & Privacy Policy Statement

Kandhu has fully implemented GDPR & Privacy Policies across its business and a copy of our Privacy Policy can be found by visiting our website. By applying for this role Kandhu will add your details to our database - assuming you have the right level of experience for the roles you apply for, after which we will be in touch.


Kandhu – 14th Year in Food Sector Recruitment

At Kandhu Recruitment we like to work with people not just “computers or documents that say CV on the top of the page” and that is why we have been successfully supporting our client and candidates in the Food and Drinks Sector for nearly 14 years.

We work with all the main food businesses across the UK from Food Manufactures and Food Importers through to Food Service businesses supplying the massive Pub, Restaurant and Out of Home market place.

UK Wide recruitment and International occasionally we cover all the Core Operational and Head Office roles where a Food Business needs great people, including:

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01303 271367
16 The Glenmore Centre
Shearway Business Park
CT19 4RJ
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