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CPA Recruitment
London (Greater)
£35k-£40k per annum
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Our client based in London are looking for a Buyer to join their fast-expanding business. In this role you will be responsible for the purchasing of goods including sourcing new products and negotiating existing contracts.  

•    Responsible for Category management across various food and non-food categories
•    Work with relevant stakeholders to help achieve overall budget targets through successful negotiations, product & supplier reviews and new product sourcing
•    Liaise with Supply, Food, Marketing and Operations Teams to ensure products and menu launches are introduced efficiently and are commercially viable
•    Sourcing products that align with our clients values and sustainability targets

Personal Profile 
•    3 years relevant purchasing experience within Food Service, Retail or Wholesale
•    Experience of food purchasing 
•    Experience of working with 3rd party distributors
•    Excellent computer skills including Excel
•    Strong analytical and numerical skills
•    Confident and articulate negotiator with proven results
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Determined to achieve set goals
•    Able to work as part of the team and build relationships on all levels 
•    Able to work with little or no supervision and make own decisions methodically
•    Able to work under pressure and deliver results within tight deadlines

Ref Code: FMW40352

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Jon Hemming-Nash to

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


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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