Purchasing Executive | Leeds | Competitive

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
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Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking for someone to fill an exciting position within a well reputed fresh produce company based near Leeds.

The Role

You will be responsible for providing support across the Purchasing and Supply Chain departments.
You will maintain and build supplier relationships.
You will be responsible for agreeing programme volumes post purchase for long season but day to day decision making on fruit supply based on your product knowledge and awareness of the market place.
You will liaise with internal stakeholders regarding planned arrivals, meetings with Operations and Technical teams.
You with gather feedback of the trading solutions and convey this to suppliers.
You will support the Sales and NPD teams regarding strategy as well as gaining an internal understanding of the business to ensure factory requirements are maintained.
You will seek out new opportunities for the business, its customers and suppliers in conjunction with the Fruit Director and or Procurement Manager.

The Candidate

You will be an excellent communicator and confident liaising with stakeholders as well as your colleagues.
You will be commercially astute and know the fresh produce market.
You will be educated to a degree level or have relevant qualifications.
You will have an understanding of international sourcing.
Have an appreciation of logistics and currency exchange.
Demonstrate a can-do attitude and have an enthusiastic and positive approach to work.