Buying Assistant, Harwich, Essex
Surya foods is a family owned and run food manufacturing operation in Harwich, Essex.
Established in the 1980’s, Surya, part of Flying Trade Group is a rapidly expanding family owned business with a £168 million annual turnover and 1458 strong employee base.
With its flagship Laila brand, 17 quality grains, 200k tones milling capacity and BRC A grade facility, we are a major Global Foods supplier in the Asian, Oriental, European and Afro-Caribbean sectors. Expanding fast into mainstream FMCG territory.
- Full time / permanent
- Monday to Friday 9am till 6pm
- Salary: Competitive/negotiable DOE
Reporting to the Buying Director, we are recruiting on a permanent basis, a full time Buying Assistant to be based at our Head Offices, Harwich, Essex.
- Providing support and assistance to the Buying Director
- Manage the buying relationships with suppliers to the business
- Working with internal teams and suppliers to deliver product solutions
- Develop collaborative relationships with key suppliers
- Negotiate and secure the supply chain for products at competitive prices
- Positive problem solving;
- Effectively support the buying function.
- Food buying experience is desirable but not essential
- Ability to work autonomously and with a team
- Attention to detail is imperative
- Ability to deal with a complexity of products
- Computer literate
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent administration skills
- Capable decision maker
If you have the necessary skills, we’d love to hear from you.