CareerZone - Buyer - Local Food (27126)

Job description


Buyer - Local Food

Job reference 27126


  • Job Title :
    Buyer - Local Food
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds, Regional
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Shift Pattern:
    Mon - Fri
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    8 October 2021
Job Advert

Are you looking to take the next step in your Buying career?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join The Local and Emerging Suppliers team! This role sits within the Local and Emerging Suppliers Team and you will be tasked with a diverse and challenging product portfolio across all categories. . This role represents a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure to both Fresh and Ambient commercial teams and to engage colleagues across the business to land an integrated, best in class customer offer.

As a Buyer within Local, you will work collaboratively with key suppliers across England and Wales and with internal stakeholders alike in order to deliver sales, pricing and growth ahead of the market while helping to manage the category P&L.

You will negotiate and deliver business plans as well as understand customers and implement strategies that meets their needs.

You will also need to understand, track & negotiate around key commodities and deliver cost to serve programmes with suppliers to ensure great value for our customers.


About you

  • A passion for local and regional foods across England and Wales
  • Previous experience working as a Buying Assistant or a Buyer.
  • Strong commercial awareness and being highly numerate
  • A strong understanding of customer requirements, market trends and competitors

If flexible working is important to you, then look no further! At Asda we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is based at Asda House, Leeds with the opportunity to work from home 2-3 days per week

You will also get an excellent benefits package including;-

  • Discretionary company bonus
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.

We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.

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Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD
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