Senior Ingredients Buyer - Greater London

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Greater London
  • Job Type: Purchasing/Procurement
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: C£50K - £60K w/ Bonus
  • Date Posted: 15/08/2023
  • Expiry Date: 22/09/2023

Senior Ingredients Buyer


Location: Greater London.

Job Title: Senior Buyer

Salary: C£50K – £60K w/ Bonus


The Role:

  • Influence both internal and external stakeholders throughout the sourcing process to successfully deliver agreed portfolio plans.
  • Manage the full process including the market research, pricing, supplier selection and negotiation.
  • Ensuring group goals and business needs are met and risks are managed.
  • Delivering portfolio using product knowledge which is recognised both internally and externally within the value chain and customer arena.
  • Delivering the annual procurement strategy across portfolio ensuring maximised value to the company and its customer base
  • Ensuring business and customer needs are understood and managed to deliver long term sustainability.

The Candidate:

  • Exposure of Procurement in food manufacturing or FMCG.
  • Experience in commodities is preferred.
  • CIPs qualifications would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, influencing, and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Strong MS Office skills

The Company:

  • A widely recognised food manufacturing company that works with most major retailers
  • Excellent career progression opportunities


If you would be interested in knowing more about this role, contact Hannah McGrail 0161 832 7463 or email directly at quoting reference #13848