Greencore Group

Buyer (Traded Goods)

Location
Worksop
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
09 May 2018
Ref
greencore/TP/281/2070
Contact
Mr Robin Mukerjee
Contract Type
Full Time

As a result of new business we are looking to hire a Traded Goods Buyer, to be based at our site in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

Package description

Competitive

Main responsibilities
  • Identify opportunities to  maximise returns & take advantage of short term offers, activating with pace
  • Formulate and implement a sourcing strategy to ensure that current business performance targets are achieved and that overall Divisional strategies are supported
  • Provide data and insight to support all sourcing activity for the category, to ensure that the total cost (PPV) of the portfolio is managed efficiently and effectively
  • Timely adherence to purchasing and sourcing policy and practice to ensure that activities are aligned and focused on common goals
  • Establish and monitor information sources/data and forecast prices, to ensure accurate business forecasting and support of commercial teams
  • Work closely with Commercial and Marketing teams on projects, including promotional planning and WIGIG management
Ideal candidate
  • Degree calibre with excellent numerical skills
  • Adaptable and agile, able to drive rapid decision-making
  • Experience of buying from several different suppliers
  • Chilled food purchasing experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite
  • Experience in managing projects in a fast paced environment
About the company

Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.

It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.

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