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Produce/FMCG Buyer

Posted 16/12/2021
£40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Hertfordshire
Full time


Role: Buyer
Location: Hertfordshire area
Office based with 1-2 days working from home depending on businesses needs and flexible working hours
Salary £45,000 - £50,000

Our client is one of the leaders in their food industry sector and due to continued growth they are now looking for a Buyer to join their busy team to be responsible for buying across various categories including fresh produce, meat, dairy or cheese

Reporting in to the Procurement Manager, the role will be to buy and manage the intake of various produce from suppliers both overseas and in the UK. It will involve dealing with these suppliers on a daily basis, ensuring that the right quantity of product arrives when it should, and at the best price.

It will probably appeal to you if progression for you is restricted in your current business and you are ambitious to progress. This role will challenge you as the business is fast moving, dynamic and demanding.


This is a great job in a fast moving business for a talented and ambitious buyer.

Responsibilities:

Adhere to the overall procurement strategies.
* Identifying potential suppliers, visiting, and meeting existing suppliers, building, and maintaining relationships
* Negotiate best price on key product categories ensuring quality and technical requirements are met.
* Managing suppliers, relationships, both home and abroad.
* Collaborate with Supply Chain, Sales, Operations, Logistics and Quality teams.
* Communicate with suppliers to ensure delivery requirements are met.
* Research and Source new products
* Participate in daily internal communication

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements, please get in touch with Lee Bearley at lee@hendbrown.com

Get in touch with Henderson Brown today to view all of our current food jobs and fresh produce jobs as well as to find out more about our horticulture, fresh produce, and food recruitment services.



Henderson Brown Recruitment Ltd

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