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Buyer, Food, South Yorkshire, Hybrid working

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
South Yorkshire
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Closing date
23 Jun 2022

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Great opportunity for an experienced Buyer to work for a rapidly growing food manufacturer in branded and own label products, supplying UK Retail and Foodservice.

Are you looking for an opportunity to work on a range of own label and branded products? My client is a progressive, well-respected global manufacturing business that supply UK Retail and Foodservice, due to business growth they have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join their team.

The Buyer role offers you the opportunity to spend your time;
  • Managing category spend for a range of ingredients and packaging
  • Acting as the procurement focal point for all in-scope categories
  • Managing supplier performance whilst gathering market intelligence and insights
  • Promoting best practice and efficiency within the function and the wider business through a collaborative approach

To be considered for the role my client asks that you;
  • Have a minimum of two years ingredient/packaging procurement experience
  • Are experienced in managing suppliers and building strong partnerships
  • Have the ability to drive insights from data to drive opportunities
  • Are a strong negotiator who is tenacious and results driven
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Are organised and effective in driving change
  • Are proficient in the use of excel and business platforms such as Oracle
  • Have the ability to work in a matrix organisation

Preferred but not essential:-
  • CIPS qualification

In return the company offers a competitive salary plus bonus and holiday package along with the opportunity to grow and develop within this exciting business.

If you would like to be considered for the Buyer role please apply today with your CV.

REF. NAH45925


Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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