Supplier Management Executive

Recruiter
Trapeze Recruitment Services
Location
Ashford
Salary
£30,000.00 - £35,000.00 Per Year
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company Profile
One of the largest produce companies in the UK. Who supply produce to major supermarkets, wholesale and non-multiple retailers.

Position Expectations
This role manages the interface between the suppliers and the company. Building excellent relationships with their suppliers, negotiating contracts, pricing and stock management along with working with internal departments such as Sales and Technical to ensure that we have the right materials at the right time, at the right quality and at the right price. Candidates must have experience in and a passion for procurement. Must be fluent in Spanish and possess excellent communication and negotiating skill and experience of working within the fresh produce industry would be a distinct advantage.

Key Responsibilities
• Building relationships with global suppliers
• Working with employers to negotiate weekly availability and pre-planning with global suppliers on projected programmes and delivery timetables.
• Working with suppliers to negotiate prices on a weekly and seasonal basis.
• Confirming programmes with suppliers ensuring these are accurate and costed. Updating internal planners.
• Identifying and communicating whether products are raw materials or finished products.
• Maintaining market knowledge to identifying new product lines from existing suppliers and keeping abreast of potential new opportunities for products and suppliers.
• Building relationships and working closely with internal departments such as Sales, Technical, Quality and other support teams.
• Responsible for invoicing your suppliers and maintaining the highest profit margins on each weekly price achieved.
• To take reasonable care of your own health and safety.

Remuneration & Benefits
Very Competitive Basic Salary + Car + Excellent Benefits.
The opportunity to work for a very large, forward thinking, expanding organisation that has been established for over 50 years.