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Ambient Food Buyer - N. London - £40,000

RecruiterBramwith Consulting
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Grocery, Manufacturing, Non-Grocery, Retail
Salary£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsBedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Essex, Greater London, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, London, Oxfordshire, South East (Excl London), Surrey, West Sussex
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted07 August 2017

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Food Buyer – Ambient Category – North London - £40,000 – FTSE 100

A FTSE 100 global food and beverage major is looking to bring a food buyer into their team, specifically to take ownership of the ambient category, sourcing products including tea, coffee and confectionary. You will be part of a team that sees the value that procurement can bring to a business, and as such develop their employees, making them a highly skilled function.

The Role:

You will be helping to employ market leading strategic procurement strategies to drive both value and quality within the category. Using your subject matter knowledge you will help to develop suppliers and influence key stakeholders to obtain buy in for new procurement processes. You will also be helping to guide junior and graduate buyers through the procurement process helping to bring them up to speed with best practice. Part of the role will also be producing tenders and then negotiating contracts and dealing directly with suppliers.

Key Skills and Experience of the Ambient Food Buyer:
  • Previous experience in buying coffee, tea and confectionary
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in contracts management
  • Must have been involved in the full tender process
  • Degree educated (or equivalent)
  • Relevant business qualification e.g. CIPS

This is the ideal role for someone who is looking for a high level of career progression who wants to work within a FTSE 100 company and benefit from excellent professional support and all the associated bonuses.

If you are interested in this role then please do get in contact at[email removed]

Keywords: Procurement, Purchasing, Buyer, International Procurement, FMCG, Packaging, Food, Beverage, Direct Procurement, EMEA Procurement, Europe, London, CIPS, Degree, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Industry, Ambient, Tea, Coffee, Confectionary

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Recruiter: Bramwith Consulting
Tel: +44 (0)207 138 4100
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