Graduate Buyer – Food – £27-30K

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Established and highly respected in their field for over 30 years, this company sources ethically produced products from countries all over the world, and brings them to the shelves of the largest global food retailers. With a huge turnover of £42 million, this company is looking for driven graduates who are keen to launch their careers with fantastic commercial exposure.
Are you interested in a career in buying, or would like to know more about what this involves?
This is a great opportunity to work for a well-established FMCG company who supplies food products to the major retailers in the UK! They source their products from 22 different countries, therefore you will get some amazing global experience in buying and purchasing.
What an average say would involve:

Negotiating with suppliers to get the best possible price for the business but still ensuring a partnership
Developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing suppliers
Researching new markets to extend and improve product ranges
Maintaining expert knowledge of assigned product groups including industry trends, economic factors, supply chain issues
Working alongside the supply chain, technical and sales teams
Always keeping a look out for better suppliers and new business opportunities!

Why we like this one:

Excellent starting salary of up to £28K, rising in line with your responsibilities
Flexible progression across the business
Renowned UK food organisation
Real responsibility and fantastic exposure

What do you need?

A 2:1 (or equivalent) in business, management, economics, languages or related
Minimum of one years’ experience in a procurement or related role
Fluency in French or Spanish is advantageous; experience of working abroad would be a bonus
Interested in food and FMCG

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