Zest Recruitment

Senior Buyer (Fluent in Japanese)

08 Jun 2018
06 Jul 2018
Caroline Johnson
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Senior Buyer (Fluent in Japanese)
Salary - Negotiable
Location - London

Are you seeking a management role where you can add real value to a growing business and really get involved in supplier work and building strong relationships?

This successful company is food business with a great own brand and strong principles around the products they have to offer. In order to really push forward with the work they do, they now find themselves seeking a Head Buyer to take control- working with costings, supply chain and with suppliers during this time of growth. Due to the nature of the product, it is a must that you have worked in the food or drink industry previously and in a similar role such as a buyer or buying manager

The Senior Buyer will:
*Maintain stock levels on all products.
*Development strong and effective relationships with all suppliers.
*Communicate daily with warehouse and supply chain teams.
*Purchase stock items against sales forecast.
*Control shipping documents and liaise with people within this process.
*Make regular trips to European warehouse

If this Senior Buying position sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for and are looking to develop your knowledge and career in a new and exciting environment then this position could be the one for you.

You will naturally also need experience and have a knowledge of sourcing & supplier management to be successful when applying. It will also be essential to have a high level of fluency in English, verbal and written. It will also be highly desirable that you are multi-lingual, specifically in Japanese.

To be considered for this role, you may have come from a role such a senior buyer or head buyer role within another food company, or a very similar role. Alongside this, having a positive, open minded and creative way of working will also really allow you to make the most of this opportunity!

This role can also be commutable from Surrey, Middlesex and most parts of London.

To apply, please click Apply or alternatively, contact Caroline at Zest Food Jobs on 01173252999 or at cj@zestfoodjobs.co.uk.

Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries. Also get in touch to find out about similar roles within Procurement, NPD, Marketing and Commercial Roles.

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