Ingredients Buyer

Recruiter
B3 Jobs Ltd
Location
South Wales
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
10 Jan 2019
Closes
18 Jan 2019
Ref
61793
Contract Type
Full Time

Ingredients Buyer

Job ref: 61793 | Competitive salary | South Wales

The company

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 job

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.

Your experience

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.

More details

The Ingredients Buyer job is based in the South Wales region and is paying a competitive salary according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Ingredients Buyer job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Suzy Standen-Payne, suzy@b3jobs.co.uk quoting job reference 61793.

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Alternative Job titles

Buyer | Purchasing Executive| Food Manufacturing Buying Jobs | Food Industry Procurement Jobs | South Wales | Carmarthenshire