Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Lucy Marriott


Job Description

Barker Ross is currently recruiting for a well established, expanding UK food manufacturer based within the heart of Nottingham. Due to a sustained period of growth my client is now in search of a Buyer to join their Procurement team.


  • negotiating prices with suppliers for new and existing product lines; therefore it is key that effective relationships are maintained with suppliers.
  • ensure goods are delivered on time,
  • responsible for range reviews,
  • promotional activity,
  • negotiating terms,
  • stock availability and stockholding within your categories.
  • review sales to interpret customer needs and react to any changes.

Essential Skills;

  • Experience: 3 Years or more wholesale/retail industry
  • Strong ability to control and deliver KPI's ; Profit, sales, stockholding, availability
  • Ability to work with data, analyse promotions and work on range reviews
  • Category management experience
  • Supply Chain understanding
  • Ability to prioritise, demonstrating first class organisational and time management skills
  • Be confident and competent in negotiating and networking
  • Be able to work on their own initiative and be adaptable
  • Be numerical and proficient in all Microsoft packages

This is a fantastic opportunity within a high quality food manufacturing business, offering a progressive role with opportunity to work with major blue chip retailers and across multiple sites. This is a very exciting time to join the business and develop your career.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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