Buyer - Food and Beverage

Recruiter
Location
West London
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum + benefits
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Ref
J10761
Contact
Sheila Harris
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Buyer - Food and Beverage

Our client a Major Global organisation are seeking an enthusiastic and driven Buyer for this newly created role, working with a Major Global Food Brand.

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct product reviews and tenders as necessary to deliver cost savings
  • Communicate clearly with customer stakeholders on progress of product reviews/tenders as part of the procurement process
  • Deliver pricing agreements
  • Work closely with the sourcing analysts to create spend analysis and category overviews to share with the customer
  • Analyse data prepared by analysts to create future projects
  • Support Buyers in various spend categories
  • Manage key internal stakeholders to ensure requirements are met
  • Conduct purchasing reviews
  • Involvement in the buying strategy to ensure process is executed

Person Specification:

  • Proven food/beverage/consumables procurement experience within FMCG/Retail/Foodservice environment
  • Strong knowledge of category management and its performance measurements, processes, and contracts
  • Solid negotiation and supplier management skills.
  • Solid contract management skills.
  • Strong ability on Excel

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