Junior Buyer / Procurement Executive
A market leader in their sector, our Client is an established and highly regarded Fresh Fruit Importer and Supplier to the major multiples, currently seeking a Junior Buyer / Procurement Executive to be dedicated to a specific fruit product category.
Reporting to the Procurement Director, the successful individual will take responsibility to ensure products are supplied correctly and on time. Competitively priced and sourced, suppliers will be reviewed regularly with the best value negotiated for the business. The role will involve travel within the UK and abroad as required.
We are seeking an individual from the Fresh Produce sector, having worked within a similar role with Fruit knowledge and previous experience of supplying to the retailers. With an understanding of the global seasonal effects and the ability to source from alternative suppliers, a thorough understanding of the entire supply chain including air, sea and land freight would be ideal. Excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate costs and contracts and a high level of numeracy and literacy is required.
Please call our team to discuss the role of Junior Buyer / Procurement Executive on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send an up to date CV for consideration.