Beaumont Select

Food Buyer

South London
£25-28k + Pension
22 Feb 2019
08 Mar 2019
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a “foodie”? Are you looking for a new opportunity as a Food Buyer within a smaller organisation where you can stand out and make a difference?...

…. If so, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

Our client is a leader in the UK in the sourcing and supply of high quality, luxury and speciality foods. They have several own brand products and also supply into retail, food service and food manufacturing

We have a fabulous opportunity for a Food Buyer to join this busy and growing team.

Food Buyer Requirements

  • Experience of working in the food / catering or FMCG industry would be preferable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively and maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues, customers and suppliers.
  • You will have excellent negotiation skills, be methodical, organised and quick to act.
  • You must be confident in working as part of a team with changing/developing duties
  • You will be expected to produce high quality outputs and help this very busy team to meet its targets and deadlines on a daily basis, as well as keeping clients happy.
  • Previous experience of sourcing some kind of food product/ ingredients or similar
  • Enjoy the challenge of sourcing products away from the core business
  • Excellent Supplier relationship management skills
  • Have good communication skills, be resilient and sharp. "Can do" attitude
  • Have a good sense of humour and want to work for a small but growing organisation where you will be able to shine and be noticed.

In return, this is a great opportunity to progress up the career ladder.

Second language and a Degree would be beneficial, but if you are passionate about food and great customer service, give us a call!

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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