Senior Buyer

Silven Recruitment Posted 21/01/2021
  • Hampshire
  • Excellent Salary, Bonus, Healthcare
  • MC/8562

The Opportunity

Senior Buyer


Location: Hampshire

Salary – Excellent Salary, Bonus, Healthcare

Reference: MC/8562


I am currently looking for a talented Senior Buyer who has previous experience in a chilled Food Manufacturing environment. This newly created role is with a very entrepreneurial food business who are seeking to recruit a Senior Buyer who wants to further develop their career, this is a brand-new role and real opportunity to make a difference.

The Company:


  • Award winning products and leading innovators within their category
  • A successful growing business with huge potential


The company’s award winning products has a remarkable history of achievement. You’ll be working with products close to your heart for a business that keeps on growing. Not only will you be able to enjoy working for company, but you will also get the chance to really build and make the role your own. Who wouldn’t want to work there?


The Role:

  • Procurement
  • Planning & forecasting supply
  • Cost
  • Developing the systems to sustain them through their current growth and beyond.


As Senior Buyer  , working  directly with the MD you will  be able to shape and review all procurement strategy across the business including identifying cost savings and efficiencies. In addition, you will ensure that strategic material and planning processes are in place to ensure that orders are fulfilled.

As well as this, you will lead contract negotiations for all raw material and packaging contracts and manage relationships. A hands-on role it will be up to you to build a small team and take the department to the next level.

Finally, you will get to work for a company who are truly passionate about what they do and are committed to developing people and their careers.

What You Get;

To work for a company that is growing year on year and make a real name for yourself. An opportunity for your role to evolve as the business grows.


The Candidate:

  • Procurement and supply management specialist
  • Food Manufacturing ideally chilled ingredients , dairy, protein & packaging
  • Experience of improving and developing systems


You will have passion for food and manufacturing and the ability to take the role and build relationships with suppliers.

Be a team player, proactive, pragmatic and results driven – you’ll settle in the business perfectly.


Next steps…

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send me your cv  quoting mc  as a subject or give me a call on 07792 465247 (mobile), and I’ll be more than happy to have a chat and give you more information!

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