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Buyer Ingredients

Ingredients Buyer:

This is an exciting role for an Ingredients buyer to join the EU head office of a market leading food manufacturer. 

COMPANY PROFILE – Ingredients Buyer:

Our client launched over 100 years ago from their base in Europe and they were formed on the basis of strong customer service, innovative design and professional project management. 

DUTIES – Ingredients Buyer:

- Managing a Budget on Ingredients (Ideally experienced in Co Pack, Vegetables or Produce)
- Working with Internal Stakeholders
- Working closely with NPD Teams and product renovation teams
- Develop and lead a team
- Work closely with the Marketing and sourcing units for excellent customer service
- Setting and achieving cost reduction targets
- Source specialist Ingredients 
- Price any variations and manage sub-contractor and client relationships

EXPERIENCE PROFILE – Ingredients Buyer:

- Strong experience in global procurement of Ingredients (Co Pack, Vegetables or Produce)
- Professional experience of purchasing contracts 
- Understanding of sustainability, seasonality and variance 
- Ability to build trust, relationships and manage expectations
- Commercially aware
- Professional in manner and able to be an ambassador of the business
- Able to conduct internal and external presentations
- Motivated self-starter - able to identify improvement ideas
- Ability to own and deliver own work against tight deadlines

PACKAGE – Ingredients Buyer:

Salary: £43,000 – £55,000

Bonus and Company Benefits 

Please contact us immediately for more information on this role as an Ingredients Buyer