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Lead Buyer - Food Raw Materials - €85k

Lead Buyer - Food Raw Materials - €85k

  • Location

    Frankfurt am Main, Hessen

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €70000 - €85000 per annum + Car, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Geoffrey Reading

  • Contact email:

    geoffrey.reading@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    85000

  • Salary low:

    70000

  • Job ref:

    GR - J10888_1512733693

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-01-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: Lead Buyer - Food Raw Materials

Remuneration: Up to €85k + Bonus + Car

Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Industry: Food Manufacturing

Remit: €100MM Raw Materials spend across EMEA

Travel: 10-20%

Our client is a global leader in the food manufacturing area, servicing both Food Service and Food Manufacturing businesses.

As Lead Buyer, it will be your responsibility to source c.€100MM of Fruit and Vegetables for their different strategic business units globally. As a family run company with a €1BN+ turnover, you will both be given a lot of independence to develop your sourcing strategy in this entrepreneurial environment. This role has a clear progression path to a Sourcing Director role over the next 3 years.

You will be comfortable talking peer to peer with the VP's of the business units, and will be able to win hearts and minds to develop innovative sourcing strategies. A large part of your responsibility will be to develop supplier relationships outside of traditional markets, as these will be your future supplier regions!

If you have agricultural / food raw materials procurement experience, this is a role that can offer you progression, in a complex and diversified environment.

For more information, please contact Geoffrey.Reading@1st-Executive.com.