Buying Manager | Retail | Meat & Poultry | North West

Flintshire / Cheshire
Competitive + Package
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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Buying/Purchasing, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Buying Manager | Retail | Meat & Poultry | North West
Salary - competitive
Are you an experienced retail buyer looking for a new challenge? Can you work in a fast-paced environment to deliver the best possible service to your customers? Have you got experience within MFP categories? If so, we want to hear from you!

About Our Client
Our client is a well-known food retailer with some fantastic values and an innovation-led strategy. They are a leading specialist retailer, that has an award-winning range of products and offers fantastic value for money. Their estate of stores has a mix of formats and locations to serve their customers. They work at a fast pace and are constantly striving to develop a better range of products and improve their customers' experience. Sustainability and the war on plastic are high on their agenda, with a strong set of values and CSR programs that they stand by.

About the Role
This role will focus on the delivery of commercial results through effective buying, category management, range reviews, innovation and supplier management. You will utilise your retail buying and commercial experience to drive performance within the category and deliver the best possible range of products for the customer, at a great price. You will be able to work with meat and poultry suppliers to drive efficiency and long-term relationships to ensure future supply. You will be very commercial and be able to deliver results first and foremost.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will come from a food retail environment and have a proven track record of consistently delivering commercial results. You will have experience dealing with meat and poultry products and understand the challenges of balance in those categories. You will be a team player and will work closely with other members to deliver results. You will have a good understanding of the supply chain. You will be able to innovate and improve commercial performance.

Minimum Requirements
Buying and/or commercial experience, as well as meat or poultry category experience, is a must for this role. As is the ability to drive commercial performance and deliver results.

Application Process
Our clients' process consists of 2 stages, with a potential third if meetings have occurred off-site. This can take time to complete but they are motivated to bring the right person into the team as soon as possible.

How to Apply
Sound like you? Please click on apply or contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or if you don't have an updated CV or would like to understand more about the position. Job reference TEM16256


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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