- Contract Type
- Full Time
Job ref: 61793 | Competitive salary | South Wales
You will be working for a committed and customer-focused business which is dedicated to excellence and continuous improvement. The company are extremely successful and continuously invest to deliver safe and consistent quality products, to meet and exceed consumer expectations.
The purpose of the Ingredients Buyer is to ensure the sustainable and ethical sourcing of all food ingredients and work closely with technical to ensure compliance with food safety, traceability, and authenticity requirements.
You will also liaise closely with the product development teams across the group to source new ingredients and suppliers to drive the innovation agenda, coordinate responses to all strategic purchasing requests from all sites, monitor the key factors and market trends affecting ingredient supply, manage the supply base in conjunction to NPD requirements plus negotiate and agree on terms and conditions whilst ensuring that company costs and processes are not compromised.
We are looking for a confident and dedicated individual with 2/3 years of procurement experience within the food industry with a background in buying food ingredients (e.g. seasonings, sauces, marinades, cereals etc.). You will possess proven negotiating skills, be an effective communicator and have strong commercial awareness. This is a group level role where you will be required to travel to multiple sites within the business, therefore a full UK driving licence is required.
The Ingredients Buyer job is based in the South Wales region and is paying a competitive salary according to individual skills and previous experience.
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Alternative Job titles
Buyer | Purchasing Executive| Food Manufacturing Buying Jobs | Food Industry Procurement Jobs | South Wales | Carmarthenshire