Spanish Speaking Assistant Purchasing Manager, Kent
A great opportunity for a Spanish speaking Buyer with fresh produce experience to really influence the products we find on our supermarket shelves.
Working with this market leading client offers a real sense of involvement and achievement from day one. Widely regarded as being front runners in product innovation and quality, this business provides a wide range of products to the leading retail multiples.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Produce Buyer with experience in the fresh produce industry to join a real leader in its field. Fluency in Spanish is essential as you will ensure that the fresh produce procurement area delivers on short, medium and long-term objectives into all of its customers. This role will see you reporting into the Purchasing Manager. Duties will include day-to-day buying, as well as longer term projects to drive improvements in this important function. You will have regular contact with suppliers and internally with colleagues across the business.
Key responsibilities include:
- Manage site raw material performance with your customers - supporting on customer and grower visits
- Continuously develop product knowledge, market intelligence & use this knowledge to support sourcing plans
- Manage supplier relationships and focus on the resolution of any supply and supplier issues
- Contribute to the development of the procurement strategy and ensure full understanding of the group strategy
This particular business unit supplies premium products and therefore someone with a high attention to detail and quality is required. You will have previously experience of working within the produce industry and be fluent in Spanish. A relevant degree / qualification is an added bonus.
To apply please send your CV through to me today.
REF. HLJ894617 By Focus Management
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