Sourcing Buyer - Global Food Chains

England, London, Uxbridge
£40000 - £50000 per annum
02 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Shiva Davoodi
Specialist Area
Category Manager, Procurement
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Sourcing Buyer - Global Food Chains - Packaqing/ Food & Beverage

Due to an influx of new business, a position has been created with of the leading outsourcing organisations to work on high value spends with the leading global food chains. As the Sourcing Buyer, you will be tasked with leading the full end to end procurement process for some of the biggest names within the food industry, predominantly across their packaging and food related spends.

European Buyer Role Responsibilities:

  • Create strategic category plans to develop long-term supplier relationships that will provide consistent benefits for the organisation
  • Running multiple tenders across food, beverage and packaging
  • Develop and execute procurement category strategies for Core Category using 7-step Strategic Sourcing process delivering value across Quality, Service, Risk, Innovation and Cost with a spend responsibly of €20M to €30m per annum

European Buyer Requirements:

  • Experience across full end to end procurement preferably within food/FMCG
  • 3-5 years' experience working in a similar capacity
  • Degree + CIPS desirable but not essential

For more information, or to apply, please contact Shiva on

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