Job description / Role
At Guildhall Recruitment Agency, we are working with a well-established soft commodities trading company founded in the year 2000. They specialise in sourcing soft commodities in bulk, including Sugar, Rice, Wheat, Soybeans, and food products such as Oils & Fats, Dairy, and Meat. The company supplies these products to a wide range of customers within the food-related industries, spanning from manufacturers to distributors and retailers. With a strong emphasis on quality and efficiency, our client has become a trusted name in the industry.
- As a Purchasing Executive at our soft commodities trading company, you will play a crucial role in our procurement and purchasing operations. Your primary responsibilities will involve sourcing, negotiating, and acquiring soft commodities and food products, ensuring a steady supply to our diverse customer base. This role will be directly reporting to the purchasing director.
Our client offers a very competitive salary package along with additional benefits, including visa sponsorship, comprehensive health insurance, and an annual flight home for your family.
If you are a highly motivated and experienced professional with a background in purchasing and a keen interest in soft commodities and food products, we encourage you to apply.
Key Qualifications and Responsibilities:
- FMCG Experience: Previous experience in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry is essential. Familiarity with the dynamics of this industry will be a significant advantage.
- Purchasing and Procurement Knowledge: Strong knowledge of purchasing and procurement principles, including supplier selection, negotiation, and contract management.
- Soft Commodities Expertise: Understanding of soft commodities such as Sugar, Rice, Wheat, Soybeans, and other relevant food products is required.
- Food and Non-Food Items: Previous experience in procuring both food and non-food items is preferred, as it will enable you to effectively manage our diverse product portfolio.
- Supermarket or Fresh Produce Experience: Experience working in a supermarket or fresh produce company is a valuable asset, as it provides insights into consumer preferences and market trends.
- Minimum 5 Years of Experience: You should have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in procurement and purchasing roles.
- Import & Export Knowledge: While not mandatory, familiarity with import and export processes will be beneficial in this role.
- Travel: The position may involve occasional travel to parts of Eastern Europe and China, so a willingness to travel is required.
About the Company
Guildhall is the most respected HR & Headhunting Consultancy in the MENA Region.
With deep, extensive knowledge of HR & Recruiting in the region, Guildhall has become a trusted partner of choice for candidates and clients. Starting from an exclusive recruitment agency in Dubai - UAE, Guildhall has grown into an elite service with the ability to cover vacancies in across MENA and Asia-pacific.
Offering tailored Career Sessions and an innovative industry-first membership program designed to save money on core services.
Guildhall is the partner of choice.
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