Junior Buyer - Food and Beverage

Undisclosed Company
Greater Manchester, Manchester
Up to £25000 per annum
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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I have a superb opportunity for a Junior Buyer to work with a large brewery based in Manchester. You will be responsible for the buying of all Food and Hotel/Restaurant related goods and services for the Managed House estate


  • Take on specific projects in sourcing and commercial negotiation to ensure that the company gets the best value for money in the goods and services it buys.
  • Support the Purchasing Manager by researching specific supply markets to understand their impact on purchasing strategies.
  • Support the Managed House team with new acquisitions and refurbishments
  • Maintain a record of all contracts and assist in compiling a sourcing plan
  • Monitor the cost savings performance of the Purchasing Department
  • Maintain good communication with all internal departments and external stakeholders
  • Manage and maintain purchasing data in systems i.e. food ordering system and recipe management system.
  • Negotiating with suppliers of indirect products and services
  • Assisting in the sourcing of products to meet customer demands
  • Maintaining an efficient and professional purchasing team
  • Ensuring all purchase orders are placed promptly with the most cost-effective supplier
  • Identify and capitalise on opportunities to increase company profits through more efficient buying.


  • At least 12 months procurement experience (Graduate Business Experience will be considered).
  • Bright with strong interpersonal, analytic, Influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to multitask and to have a "can do" attitude.
  • Ability to work alone but to also be part of a larger team.
  • IT literate - intermediate Excel skills.
  • Experience with indirect services or facilities management
  • CIPS qualification would be advantageous or studying towards
  • Support will be given to help you work towards achieving the MCIPS qualification.


£25,000 Mon-Fri, No weekends. Plus extensive benefits.

If you are interested please apply below with an up to date CV.

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