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Buyer Ingredients

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Gent
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JPVD
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 26/01/2018
A food production company is seeking an experienced Buyer Ingredients based in the Gent, Belgium. This is an exciting role that will allow you to be in charge of the Ingredients category which means that you will be responsible for maintaining supplier relations. The company is looking for someone that is passionate about food and is very pragmatic and looking for an initiative. My client currently employs over 1500 employees and has a great global presence.


–      Maintain daily supplier relationships together with the purchasing manager.

–      Collect and maintain relevant market and supplier information;

–      Responsible for further expanding internal relations with NPD/Sales/QA/Production sites in order to translate the company’s requirements to suppliers.

–      Suggest and support optimization exercises and submit tenders per ingredients category.

Skills and Experience Required

–      3 years of experience;

–      Holder of a Master’s Degree in engineering (Bio-engineering, chemical engineering, etc)

–      Exceptional teamwork skills;

–      Fluent in English and Dutch is essential but not necessary;

–      Willing to travel up to 20%.


What this Job Offers You

–      Exceptional career opportunities;

–      Competitive Salary;

–      Joining an organisation that values quality and sustainable procurement;

–      Work for a market leading organisation that is rapidly growing.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +442037588846




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