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Senior Buyer

Spalding, Lincolnshire
£40,000 + Bonus & Private Healthcare
Closing date
6 Mar 2019

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Full Time
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Monday – Friday - 08.30 to 17.00

£40,000 + Bonus & Private Healthcare

Bakkavor Group is a leading manufacturer in the fresh foods market, specialising in developing private label products for top global grocery retailers and well known international foodservice operators

In the UK, our customers include some of the UKs best known grocery retailers including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Asda and Morrison’s, who sell our products to consumers under their respective retail brands.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven individual to join the Procurement team as a Senior Buyer. You will manage procurement resources so that the business supply costs and exposure are minimised whilst supplier performance is maximised.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Commercial awareness
  • Produce/Agriculture/Horticulture experience
  • Understanding of growers
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Excellent numeracy ability
  • Strong and articulate communicator
  • Sound understanding and experience of the key procurements fundamentals
  • Negotiation experience
  • Ability to manage change
  • Degree or equivalent preferable


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • 25 days holiday
  • Access to MyRewards (Company scheme offering local and national benefits & discounts)
  • Group Pension (including employer contributions)
  • First class training, fast moving environment & excellent career progression prospects


Bakkavor is a leading international manufacturer of fresh prepared foods, employing nearly 19,000 people worldwide across 52 operating facilities.

We manufacture products across 18 different categories. In our core UK market we are leaders in 12 out of the 16 chilled market categories in which we operate.

Our customers include major global grocery retailers and well-known international foodservice operators, and we specialise in making products for them under their respective private labels.

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