Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Worcestershire, Homeworking
£28000 - £38000 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Opportunity to develop your career in the procurement team working for a food manufacturer supplying innovative food products to UK retail.

As Buyer you will be reporting into the Head of Procurement for a leading food manufacturer. You'll be working alongside an experienced team who will coach, train, and impart industry knowledge whilst supplying innovative food products to the UK retail market.

Due to the recent success and business growth, this newly created role of Buyer offers the opportunity to develop your career with a food manufacturer who supplies a great range of innovative products to top UK food retailers.

Working for this family business with core values of trust, fairness, and honesty will provide you with day-to-day exposure to a passionate, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable team of foodies who manufacture healthy choices and lead the market on quality, service, and value.

This role will suit a graduate with 12 months placement experience or an industry professional with buying experience in either the Food or FMCG sectors.

Day-to-day you'll be supporting the development and implementation of category strategies across both packaging and ingredients incorporating pricing, quality, service, sourcing, and supplier selection through supplier management and cost management.

You'll provide up-to-date knowledge of market trends, procurement practices, and innovation to ensure competitive prices, USP's, and to manage business risk.

You'll enjoy working in a fast-moving environment, be educated to graduate level or demonstrable relevant subject experience, IT literate with advanced excel skills and the ability to build strong relationships.

The role is office based for three days with two days working at home.

Apply today and send your up to date CV or get in touch with myself (Neal) for more details.

REF. NAH467014


Founded in 1990, Focus delivers excellent recruitment solutions in the changing world of the food and drink industry. We are proud of our talented team of knowledgeable recruitment specialists covering all functions and sectors offering a bespoke service for our clients.

We provide Permanent and Interim recruitment solutions across Manufacturing, Retail, Foodservice, Food Technology, Product Development, Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering, HR, Sales & Marketing from Graduate to Board Level.

We’ve worked across the globe, recruiting for start-ups through to large international organisations. We have helped and made a real difference to a vast array of clients working collaboratively as they recruit the very best talent to support their strategies.

Our guiding principles and culture are built on 3 pillars:

  • An employee-owned business where we all thrive A business with a culture of pride, trust, kindness and wanting to be the BEST
  • An environment that embraces lifestyle goals offering balance, fun and an engaging place to work

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