Senior Buyer

DR Newitt
London (West), London (Greater)
£35000.00 - £38000.00 + bonus
Closing date
27 Aug 2022

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Senior Buyer
Luxury Foods Importer & Distributor 
West London – salary Up to £38K
The Company
This organisation was created to procure and deliver the finest foods across the globe to food service establishments and high-end retailers across the UK. 
Everything they have is of exceptional quality and they pride themselves on their excellent customer service, employee satisfaction and benefits. The role is only available due to internal promotion!
The Role
Sat within a well-established Procurement & Supply Chain team you will be responsible for the whole category management. Your duties will include;
•    Mentor and lead your team of 2 junior buyers
•    Maintaining key supplier relationships & identify new suppliers
•    Review stock levels, forecasts & price negotiations
•    Coordinate with logistics & 3PL’s
•    Manage Supplier price files, product margins & invoicing
Your Skills & Experience
To be considered for this position you will need;
•    Minimum of 6-8 years’ experience within food purchasing in supply chain 
•    Previous experience managing people
•    Strong negotiation skills, naturally build trust and rapport
•    Solid IT skills, using Advanced Excel and SAP (or any ERP system)
•    A passionate Foodie! And fluent in a 2nd European language will be highly advantageous
In Return
If successful you’ll be working for an organisation that really values their staff as much as their products and customers, they offer a wide range of additional benefits on top of the salary and performance based bonus


Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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