Buyer - Bakery Products

Location Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary €40000 - €45000 per annum
Published about 2 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Laura Craughwell
Job ref LC1251_1634573697

Job description

Buyer - Bakery Products

  • Join a supportive, hard-working team with a passion for food
  • Source & purchase baking ingredients and products for a wide range of clients
  • Permanent role with an established market leading company

At Staffline Recruitment we have a super opportunity available for an experienced Buyer with a strong food background to join a busy Buying Team with an established reputation for the source and supply of quality bakery products,

The successful candidate will have experience working in a similar role; negotiating with suppliers and identifying new products. A passion and strong knowledge of food products will be essential for all applicants along with an understanding of food supply and demand dynamics.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Buying for the Bakery & Ingredients sectors
  • Buying and tracking commodity contracts. Flour, fats, sugar, fruits
  • Dealing with Supplier's day to day.
  • Supplier set up. Compiling information for supplier approval and product set up.
  • Provide assistance to the Marketing Team in planning and execution of seasonal launches and brochures
  • Range reviews, benchmarking and tenders.
  • Solve pricing queries from suppliers and assist Accounts dept. with Invoice matching queries
  • Support the Sales and Commercial team with general queries on range & price
  • Work closely with the Supply team to avoid shortages and assist with Supplier delivery issues
  • Build relationships with our suppliers and negotiate annual suppliers rebates and loyalty bonuses
  • Agree with supplier's promotion costs and volume availability, maintaining and updating promotion Masterfile preparing pricing for Commercial approval.
  • Maintain supplier contracts ensuring that all agreements are in writing and on file
  • Assist in implementation of data tidy up and process improvement

Interested candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Passion for food is essential
  • 3 - 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Bakery ingredients buying experience would be an advantage
  • Bakery commodity product knowledge would be an advantage
  • Microsoft office ( Excel, Word and Power Point)
  • Excellent organisational & communication skills
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • ERP system knowledge
  • Category Management experience an advantage
  • FMCG or Wholesale experience an advantage

This person needs to have a positive attitude, work on their initiative as much as possible while being part of a team, with the requirement to be flexible to change.

This permanent position will offer a salary in the region of €40,000 - €45,000 depending on experience. Immediate interviews will be held for suitable candidate.

To be considered for this opportunity, please send a copy of your cv for immediate review to Laura Craughwell at Staffline Recruitment via the enclosed link. For further information call Laura directly on 086 1409232.


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