Purchasing Assistant – Buyer

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About SoulKitchens Group

We are SoulKitchens. Combining our passion for cooking and philosophy of healthy eating, we strive to deliver real food that's always delicious and fun, carefully prepared in the shortest possible time.

Job Description

We are looking for someone with an interest in healthy food and with experience in procurement; to accumulate, build and maintain relationship with suppliers. A keenness for a tidy excel sheet, and data management, and to work with our chefs to keep our kitchens stocked with fresh ingredients across multiple locations. Any clear demonstration of previous experience of the above is ideal. Lastly, culture fit is key! We are looking for that person who can fit well and harmoniously blend into our team’s diversity and dynamic, with an eager attitude and positive nature.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in managing the Order management system by planning & preparing the orders for kitchens every week to replenish stock with attention to detail
  • Building and maintaining relationships with our trusted network of suppliers
  • Confirming deliveries with head chefs
  • Assist with organising trials of new products with chefs and team
  • Update cost price changes from suppliers to our system
  • Update with and delivery delays or out of stock items – and having a plan B
  • Provide feedback of any sub-standard quality or missing items
  • Use statistics to analyse future stock requirements
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Microsoft Teams

Prerequisites

  • Procurement knowledge is essential
  • Computer literate with excellent IT skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to acquire and sustain vendor and suppliers

Benefits

  • Start-up environment aiming for aggressive Global expansion
  • Chance to progress and improve with training and exposures with our expert team members
  • First rate offices in the UK, and our other Global sites
  • Lunch provided
  • Flexible working set up ie. work from home schedule
  • You’ll be part of a team with a belief in making the world a better place.
  • Competitive salary package (per annum)
Job Details
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