LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
Job Title: Lead Buyer - Food Raw MaterialsRemuneration: Up to €85k + Bonus + CarLocation: Frankfurt, GermanyIndustry: Food ManufacturingRemit: €100MM Raw Materials spend across EMEATravel: 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.