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Senior Raw Materials Buyer - South West England - Hybrid/WFH

De Lacy Executive
South West England, WFH, Hybrid
A good salary and options of share ownership.
Closing date
17 Jun 2022

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Animal Health & Nutrition, Dairy
Job Type
Buyer, Nutritionist
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Are you an experienced raw materials buyer looking for the next step into a senior role?

An exceptional career opportunity has arisen for a Raw Materials Buyer for a very successful agricultural business in the South West of England. This business is well respected in its field - and it is expanding.

As part of the senior management team, the successful candidate will ideally have at least 5 years of experience of buying raw materials and a strong knowledge of animal nutrition. You'll have the ability to hold strong negotiations and will be responsible for effective and profitable procurement of base ingredients for compound, blends, and straights. Working within a team of highly experienced nutritionists and consultants you will ensure everyone is kept updated with rapidly changing market conditions and trends resulting in excellent customer service.

This role can be undertaken from the company's head office or can be a work from home/hybrid position also.

Along with a good salary and options of share ownership, this company offers the prospect of significant opportunities for progression.



  • The ability to form long lasting business relationships.
  • Previous buying experience.
  • IT literate and capable of operating a variety of company systems.
  • An understanding and knowledge of the UK and Global market.
  • Astute with financial planning and forecasting.
  • To manage time effectively.
  • A team player.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • A decision maker.
  • Ideally, but not essentially, candidates will also have feed formulation knowledge.
  • Valid UK driving license.


Please call Jadine Huxtable on 01885 485 525 or email and up to date CV in word format to

De Lacy Executive will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application.

More information about our processing activities can be found at

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive complies with all relevant data protection legislation.


De Lacy Executive is the professional Agri-Business recruitment consultancy.

Since 2000 we have been recruiting within the agriculture, horticulture, fruit, fresh produce, primary food and other rural sectors in the UK and Internationally. We arguably have the largest database of candidates and regular employer clients.

In this period we have been privileged to help countless companies and jobseekers to achieve their employment goals.

We engage at all levels from trainee through to senior executive and in disciplines from production to technical and commercial.

Our team of nine is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. We welcome your enquiries and offer our very best advice and service whatever the employment situation.

Most of us are agriculturalists by upbringing and education and have experience of working in the sector we serve before entering the recruitment industry.  We are well trained in recruitment practice and De Lacy Executive is the only Agricultural Recruitment business to be Approved by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation which promotes high standards within the recruitment industry.

We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and are registered and conform to the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

 “Integrity, Knowledge and Confidentiality”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

De Lacy Executive Ltd. Suite 7, Malvern Gate, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

Tel: 01885 483440. E mail:

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01885 483440
Suite 7
Malvern Gate
Bromwich Road
United Kingdom
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