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Junior Buyer, Food Products, South London

£24,000 - £28,000 per annum plus Benefits

South East and London

REF: HLJ895154

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An exciting opportunity for an aspiring Junior Buyer to join a hugely successful, speciality, food business.

This is a great opportunity for an aspiring Junior Buyer to join a hugely successful, speciality food business. The business is at the forefront of food innovation with global suppliers and is well respected within the retail, foodservice and food manufacturing sectors.

To meet the ever-increasing demands of their clients, they are now looking for a Junior Buyer to join its established procurement function. They are looking for bright, ambitious graduates, ideally with previous experience of working within a procurement/supply chain function in the food industry.

Reporting into a Category Managers you will be part of a team looking after our non-European supply base. You'll be supporting the buying team in the day to day management of suppliers and projects within the team. From day one you'll have sole responsibility for a group of suppliers and manage the supply base to deliver the expected quality of products at the right price within the right timescales. As such, it will involve significant long-term planning and commitments to raw materials so some experience of working within international buying would be very beneficial.

The business in hugely innovative in terms of food products, so you will work closely with the NPD teams, supporting new launches and working collaboratively with internal stakeholders. You will need to be super enthusiastic, personable and looking for an opportunity to learn fast and develop within the team.

To apply please send your CV through to me today.

Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778 REF. HLJ895154

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