Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


Junior Buyer – *£24,000 – £28,000* – London

Buying is key to the success of this highly successful speciality food business and if you are a recent Graduate with a Purchasing or Supply Chain background there couldn’t be a better starting point for a career as a Buyer.


So why is this opportunity so good:

  • Large purchasing team with lots of experience and excellent buyers to learn from
  • Speciality Food products from all over the world – interesting and exotic products
  • International trading and sourcing exposure – use your 2nd language skills
  • Responsibility for a defined group of suppliers – this is a real buying role – so you’ll need great negotiating skills.

The role will report into one of our client’s category managers and will be part of a team looking after their non- European supply base.  As such, it will involve significant long-term planning and commitments to raw materials so some experience of working within international buying would be very beneficial.

We are looking for raw talent, someone who is super enthusiastic, personable and looking for an opportunity to learn fast and develop within the team.  You will be working as part of a team of three with a buyer in the team as well and supporting the work of some of our client’s core categories and brands.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous food buying experience
  • Part of full CIPS qualified
  • Educated to degree level or above
  • Fluency in a second language (Chinese / Italian / French / Spanish) would be an advantage


If this is the ideal role for you the Apply Today!


Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate’s suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants.

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