About The... We’ve got a vacancy for a Buyer on prepared vegetables based at our Head Office in Bradford, this is an exciting role for someone looking to pursue a career in buying or an existing Buyer looking for variation in their...
We’ve got a vacancy for a Buyer on prepared vegetables based at our Head Office in Bradford, this is an exciting role for someone looking to pursue a career in buying or an existing Buyer looking for variation in their experience.
You’ll have support from a Senior Buying manager and will look after your own suppliers, products and promotional activity, including ownership of key annual events. You’ll also have some budget and P&L responsibility.
In the role you’ll do things like this;
Propose what products to sell and how to source, develop and promote them
Give product expertise and support to stakeholders
Work with others to manage stock availability, waste/shrink and markdowns
Make sure products comply with company policy and legal requirements
Negotiate with suppliers
Work with the buying manager to develop your 12 month plan
You’ll need skills and experience like this;
Previous Buying experience, ideally in a ‘fresh’ category
You'll need to be able to work under pressure
Experience of building strong relationships with suppliers
Experience of cross functional influencing
Product knowledge - be passionate about product
Understanding of customer data and the market
Fresh thinking is the name of the game. We think innovatively to provide our customers with quality products and fresh, tasty food from all over the world.
We love talking to suppliers about their products and going out in the field (quite literally) to see what we’re buying for ourselves. We’re refreshingly different because we’re the UK’s most integrated food retailer with our own bakery, cooked meat factory, cheese packaging facilities, fish processing plants and more.
Together we’re a team of 450 people who decide what we sell and at what price. We negotiate deals with suppliers. We listen to what brands and products our customers want. And we look for the best local produce, tracking down products around the world to meet constantly changing tastes.
Own brands. Value brands. Global brands. We take great pride in them all. We also offer you the chance to specialise whether fashion, fruit or frozen food is your passion.
Why Morrisons? We’re multi-award winning - named retailer of the year for international wine and meat & fish. We prepare more food in our stores than any other UK retailer. We also have more in-store Butchers, Fishmongers and Bakers than our competitors. Put simply we’re as passionate about providing good quality products as you are.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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