Cheese Buyer - Nantwich

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Nantwich
  • Job Type: Purchasing/Procurement
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £35,000 - £45,000
  • Date Posted: 28/07/2022
  • Expiry Date: 17/09/2022

Cheese Buyer

Salary c. £35,000 – £45,000


Job ref: FE/11660


Are you looking for a new challenge in sourcing dairy products? My client is looking for an experienced Cheese Buyer to join their successful, growing family business in the heart of the Cheshire countryside.

  • Staff are valued, developed, and listened to
  • Product range has expanded as demand has grown
  • Position has come available due to substantial business growth


The Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for sourcing high quality cheese to compliment the companies existing products produced on site:

  • Influence internal and external stakeholders throughout the sourcing process to deliver agreed portfolio plans
  • Ensure group goals and business needs are met whilst managing risks
  • Deliver portfolio using product knowledge which is recognised both internally and externally within the value chain and customer arena
  • Deliver annual procurement strategy across portfolio ensuring maximised value to the company and its customer base
  • Ensure business and customer needs are understood and managed to deliver long term sustainability


The Candidate:

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experienced procurement specialist in food manufacturing, ideally in the dairy category
  • CIPs qualification preferred
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, influencing, and relationship building skills
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Strong MS Office skills


The Package:

  • Salary c. £35,000 – £45,000 (depending on experience)
  • Monday to Friday
  • Office based


Next Steps:

If you would like to be considered for the above role, click ‘apply now’!