We have the privilege of recruiting on behalf of a successful and ever-expanding leader within the Fresh Produce sector, who supply a varied portfolio of products to retail customers, achieving a high standard of product quality and availability across 12 months of the year.
We offer the opportunity of Junior Buyer to become part of the commercial team to work with suppliers to build key relationships to procure a variety of Fresh Produce.
Build relationships and work closely with suppliers and internal teams
Maintain market knowledge and present new product lines & suppliers
Negotiate product prices, gaining & maintaining the highest profit margins
Work with and support the buying / procurement team to achieve the most effective and efficient unit
Graduate with relevant Degree / Qualification; Purchasing / Buying, Supply Chain, Business
Experience within a commercial / buying / procurement / supply chain focused position
Ability to build key relationships, influencing and negotiating
Fresh Produce / Food / FMCG exposure advantageous
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Languages would be highly advantageous
Ability to travel; UK & abroad as and when required
Location; South East / Kent
Salary; Up to £26k - dependent on experience
Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Junior Buyer / Procurement Assistant / Buying Administrator on (phone number removed) or please send a CV