Experienced Proteins Buyer wanted for innovative and highly successful home delivered meal solutions
Due to a recent significant recruitment drive within a major London-based business, a career-defining opportunity has emerged to work as a Proteins Buyer. This is a vital role which will require a significant contribution to successfully deliver their buying plan for your agreed product range. You will seek opportunities to improve leverage and achieve competitive advantage for the business. The successful applicant will be part of the Commercial team reporting to the Head of Commercial.
• To effectively manage and build relations with key internal and external stakeholders
• To specify products and negotiate costs that delivers the maximum saving without compromising quality or service to customers.
• To understand and meet customers product needs
• To achieve agreed cost reduction, quality improvement and service enhancement targets
• To identify further products and services that will deliver cost savings when procured centrally.
The Qualities we want to see
• Experience within Fresh or Ambient categories, ideally with proteins experience
• Experience as a Junior Buyer for either a retailer or FMCG food supplier
• Analytical skills with clear focus on end results
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills
• Personal integrity
If you’ve read this advert intently and feel you have the appropriate skill set and mind set to be a success in a role such as this, please don’t delay; get in contact with Redfox immediately!
An excellent and highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to attract the best.