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Buyer/Junior Buyer | London | Fresh Produce Business

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Location
England, London
Salary
£25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Nov 2016
Ref
TEM8719
Contact
MorePeople 01780 480530
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking for a buyer/junior buyer for a fresh produce business, ideally with experience in the procurement of fruit.

Our client is an established leading supplier of fresh produce with a turnover in excess of £50M. They source fruit and fresh produce from across the globe and have an established supplier base and supply chain.

The Job

You will take the responsibility to source produce within your category to ensure supply meets demand. You will be empowered to negotiate with suppliers to drive costs down whilst forming lasting and prosperous relationships. You will be offered the support and training required to grow your skills and develop your career to take on more responsibilities. Your communication skills will enable you to effectively discuss opportunities within the team.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be an up and coming buyer from within FMCG with a good understanding of fresh produce and supply chain. They will have experience in negotiating and be commercially aware. They will be driven to progress their career and prove themselves. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of kiwi fruit.
Minimum Requirements:
To be considered for this position you must have as a minimum buying AND fresh produce experience.

Salary

£25k - £40k Depending on experience