Food Buyer

Food Buyer

Excel Recruitment is seeking a Food Buyer for one of Ireland’s largest and most successful Retail and Food Service business. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic Food Buyer to add value to Ireland’s most innovative and creative food retailer. Dublin City based.

Package

  • €50-80k
  • Bonus
  • Car Allowance
  • Further company benefits

Responsibilities of this this Food Buyer job include:

  • Managing a portfolio of brands including product range and selection, introducing new brands and delisting existing suppliers or brands as market conditions demand
  • Analysing performance and reviewing current ranges, taking action where appropriate
  • Establishing strong working relationships with suppliers and stakeholders in the business
  • Maintaining and improving margins
  • Identifying new opportunities and suppliers
  • Sourcing and agreeing products for promotions and communication of such information to retailers, wholesale, sales and marketing teams
  • Meeting customer and wholesale sales requirements in terms of range, pricing, presentation and promotions
  • Co-operating, working with and supporting other members of the buying team to ensure that the overall division operates as an effective and efficient unit
  • Lead the team by example: ensuring effective communication, support and recognition structures and practices are in place

Requirements for this Food Buyer job:

  • 5+ years Food Buying experience
  • Excellent communication skills with commercial aptitude
  • Proven track record in achieving required sales and margin
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong organisational and outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Good numerical and IT skills

Aoife McCaul is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position. For more jobs like this, please visit the Excel Recruitment website. Unfortunately, due to volume only suitable applicants can be contacted.

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