This Senior Buyer role will give an experienced commercially minded individual the opportunity to join a fast growing, progressive and innovative business. This dynamic organisation have carved out a very distinctive premium position in the foodservice market.
They are focusing on further developing and expanding the Irish produced sector of the food distribution business and as a result they are looking for an experienced Senior Buyer to work closely with the Commercial Manager to develop and manage this aspect of the business.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and growth of the business specifically in the area of Irish produced, fresh, chilled and ambient food.
To apply, you will need to be strategic with excellent negotiation and supplier relationship skills.You will have at least 5 years proven track record of buying from Irish producers and commercial experience in the food service industry.You will be comfortable demonstrating strong organisational and planning skills to allow buying to strict deadlines and delivery dates within commercial targets and margins.
The Senior Buyer will also be responsible for sourcing new products from across Ireland to satisfy customer demand and meet strategic objectives. You will also be required to consistently review the economies on all purchases to ensure costs, quality and delivery standards are optimised.
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.