Senior Buyer - Ambient Food

Posted 21/06/2024 by Cast UK Limited

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£55,000 - £60,000/annum Plus Benefits

Senior Buyer - Ambient Food
Leeds Area
£55,000 to £60,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client is one of the major FMCG Suppliers in the Leeds area looking to appoint a Senior Buyer to join their team.

They are looking for someone who has passion and enthusiasm who will want to be hands on with the business and can exhibit a trader mentality.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and hardworking individual with experience in a similar role, to join the trading team, and be part of a fast-growing business.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, based on-site.

Key Responsibilities

  • Aims to build strong relationships across all departments of the business
  • Conducting research into new and existing suppliers
  • Collaborating with the supply chain team to strategically plan and sustain optimal stock levels by accurately forecasting demand
  • Suggesting annual budgets for sales, margins, and margin percentages for assigned categories, integrating these into the broader business budget
  • Observe and maintain progress toward the budget by utilising provided sales data and generating custom reports

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Retail, FMCG or wholesale buying experience / ambient category experience
  • Confident with the ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Analytical and numerical with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work cross-functionally with others
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Self-assured negotiator

Want to recruit a similar role?

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit (url removed)

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