Fresh Produce Trader/Buyer

Location Lancashire, England
Discipline: Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Contact name: Emma Ashmore

Contact email:
Job ref: 14490 EA
Published: 4 months ago

Fresh Produce Trader/Buyer

Reporting to: General Manager, Sales Manager, MD
Reporting to the job holder: Stock Controllers, Technical Manager, Drivers

The Company: Fantastic Fresh Produce Wholesaler based in the North West.

The Industry: Purchasing, Sales, Food, Fresh Produce, Agriculture

Purpose of the Job: To buy produce from approved supplier base and serve customers. Regulating your working day around the company needs.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Buying produce to customer specifications.

  • Sales of produce.

  • Profitability.

  • Support accounts office/credit control.

  • Support accreditation systems.

Buying produce to customer specifications

  • Buying produce from approved suppliers.

  • Agreeing prices with suppliers.

  • Supporting the administration of purchase ledger.

  • Supporting the administration for goods received notes.

Sales of produce

  • To maintain good customer relationships.

  • To support the administration with customer queries.

  • Meet the requirements of the customer specifications.

  • Increase sales.


  • To communicate with sales team to maximise profit.

  • Review prices paid for produce.

Support office/credit control

  • Sales ledger accounts – advise of any change in customer circumstances.

  • Work together with credit control to maximise on time payments.

Support accreditation systems

  • Maintain and support all aspects of the accreditation.

  • Purchase of approved suppliers.

  • Help monitor customer complaints.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience buying and selling fruit and vegetables.

  • Happy to be office-based with occasional travel.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Be computer literate.

  • A clean driving license.

Salary Package:
Competitive salary depending on experience.

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to;

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