Senior Buyer

Employer
Henderson Brown
Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Category
Buying/Purchasing, Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 pa DoE
Office based, multi-site, with 2 days working from home
Location: Northamptonshire

Our client is a major player in fresh produce and is clearly established in the UK with strong relationships with all their customers. They are continuing to expand by offering innovation, quality and service to their customers. As a result of this continued growth, they are now looking for a Senior Buyer to join their busy procurement team.

You will be accountable for the relationship management and development of procurement for product groups. As well as new business development to deliver high performance growth and profit.

Accountabilities:
* Responsible for product procurement
* Develop existing and new relationships with growers and suppliers across the UK and internationally
* Negotiating the best terms and price with suppliers and growers
* Work alongside the Commercial teams, Ops teams, Technical Manager, and Senior Procurement Manager
* Responsible for stock control, waste, profitability, service quality, and accurate forecasting

Experience Required:
* Previous experience of procurement within Fresh Produce
* Ability to travel abroad (roughly 3x per year)
* Strong knowledge & experience of procurement processes
* Proven ability to communicate effectively on all levels
* A self-starter with strong problem-solving skills & the ability to bring process to complex scenarios
* Proven people skills

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements, please get in touch with Lee Bearley lee@hendbrown.com or call 07917877394 for more information.

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Company

Henderson Brown

Henderson Brown are an established recruitment consultancy business which specialises in recruiting across all disciplines within: Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Fresh Produce and Horticulture.

Founded in 2009, the business is based in Peterborough and offers headhunting, advertised selection and database recruitment for their clients depending on the needs and requirements of the role.

If you are looking for individuals or potential companies to work for within the food and fresh produce sectors please give us a call on 01733 235111 or contact us at enquiries@hendbrown.com

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Telephone
01733 235111
Location
Number 10, The Forum
Minerva Business Park
Lynch Wood
Peterborough
PE2 6FT
United Kingdom

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