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Buyer - Food

Job Title: Buyer - Food
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90539
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.40234.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 12, 2012 15:08

Job Description

We have a unique buying opportunity for you to join a forward thinking team within an internationally recognisable business where you will take responsibility for identifying business strategy within food categories, negotiating best prices and representing the purchasing function on projects. Key responsibilities: * Selection, negotiation and delivery of product ranges within assigned categories that drive competitive advantage. * Responsible for specific product category across all segments. * Work closely with Marketing, product development and operations to source new products * Manage budgets within own product categories, and manage the suppliers, purchasing volume, spend and income. * Category Management/ ranging in line with Marketing Experience: * Experience as a buyer ideally within food buying * Strong analytical and numerical skills. * Good influencing skills * Excellent communication and negotiation skills * Proven experience of identifying, documenting and delivering savings. If you are seeking a new challenge, development and progression then my client offers this in abundance as well as an excellent basic salary and benefits package.