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Senior Food Buyer

Job Title: Senior Food Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92991
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: lyt.72568.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 01, 2013 12:04

Job Description

A global food importer and distributor, with a wide range of quality products sourced from all over the world, is looking to hire a Senior Food Buyer to join their growing team across all food categories. The role of the Senior Food Buyer involves: * Selection, negotiation and delivery of product ranges within assigned categories * Continuous sourcing of new products to improve the product range * Development of categories and ranges with the Marketing team * Budget management within the product category * Management of suppliers, purchase volume, spend and income. The ideal candidate has the following qualifications: * Experience as a buyer within a similar industry (ambient & frozen food highly desirable) * Strong commercial acumen * Excellent negotiation and communication skills * Degree level education This is an important role which offers a very rewarding package including a fully expensed car that awaits the rightful candidate that will thrive on these challenges. If you think that you are qualified for this position, please send us your CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.