Buyer | Fresh Produce | South Coast

England, West Sussex
01 Oct 2017
29 Oct 2017
Morten Andresen
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently working with a leading fresh produce business who are looking to strengthen the team with the appointment of a buyer. You will be responsible for sourcing and procuring a portfolio of products for the business, you will ensure maximum profitability and ensure products are supplied in full to ensure customer service is kept at 100%.

The Role

Source and procure at the best price possible.
Issue and agree programmes with raw material suppliers.
Ensure weekly raw material waste is kept to a minimum.
Create crop plans by supplier and by season for your categories.
Ensure suppliers provide raw material to the agreed specification.

The Candidate

Previous experience in a fresh produce buying role.
Excellent commercial and finance understanding.
Understanding of raw material supply chain.
Excellent IT skills
Good planning and communication skills

For a confidential conversation about this role or any other role you might have seen, please get in touch with Morten Andresen on 01780 480530

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