Food Buyer

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/786710/79840/MA
  • Date Posted: 25 March 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Chertsey
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

This is an amazing opportunity to be part of our team at Foodbuy as a key member of the Food procurement team, working across a few of our exciting food categories as a Food Buyer

Working in a fast paced environment, providing the full procurement process to our clients - this is an unmissable opportunity. Working with Manufacturers and Suppliers to ensure the best range, quality and quantity at the best price in produce, our Buyers are top negotiators with a professional yet personable manner. 

Foodbuy is an amazing, innovative and forward thinking procurement business, supplying all that the Compass Group needs to run as a business, not to mention the wonderful external contracts we work on too! We're looking for a driven and competitive Buyer to join our team, do not delay to apply today! 

Job Description

Buyer - Food 

  • Competitive salary  
  • Study support for CIPs qualification 
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
Who you are:

We seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Buyer to join our team, ideally you will have some experience in procurement across the food industry and understand the challenges that come with purchasing fresh food. 

You will be an individual that is looking to start/complete their CIPs studies (we offer study support) and that is keen to work with a variety of Manufacturers, Suppliers and Internal stakeholders! You will have strong communication skills as well as a good team work ethic. 

Be part of our exciting journey in the food category team as a Buyer! 

Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Foodbuy is a leading food procurement organisation based in the UK. With over £1bn of managed spend, we bring together the widest range of foodservice and hospitality clients on the planet to buy food, and everything associated with it. We work closely with our clients to deliver expert procurement services saving them both time and money and enabling them to focus on what really matters to their businesses.

Proudly part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, who are our parent company and largest client, we purchase directly from manufacturers and growers and our suppliers range from the most recognised brands in the industry to regional and local providers. With a team of 200 procurement professionals driving us forward, our combination of unrivalled scale and outstanding data analysis sets us apart in our markets.

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Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.