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Purchasing Executive – FoodTech Start-upref: HM42519
Sector Procurement
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London - North
Salary £28000 - 33000 / Year
Purchasing Executive – FoodTech Start-up

Very fast-paced FoodTech start up are searching for a Purchasing Executive to join their team ASAP

This company cook and prepare a wide variety of dishes for a range of restaurant clients from a centralised kitchen and need a positive and enthusiastic purchaser who is interested in the food industry.

You will be primarily responsible for the operational side, managing suppliers and stock forecasting.

Core Duties

Establishing and maintaining close relationships with suppliers
Negotiating prices
Stock Management: Planning orders months in advance so to minimize products' un-availability
Suppliers' Orders (POs): Analysing stock and processing orders so that stock does not became unavailable
Inward Logistics: Relationship with freight forwarders from Italy to receive stock from POs
Reporting directly to the Directors of the company

Ideal candidate

A passion for the food industry
Able to work independently and proactively, managing your own time and responsibilities
Results orientated and commercially focused
Prior work experience in a commercial or logistics environment preferred
Organised with excellent inter-personal and communication skills
Good knowledge of Excel