Fruit Buyer

Location Worcestershire
Discipline: Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanant
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Contact name: Emma Ashmore

Contact email:
Job ref: 13751EA
Published: 27 days ago

​Fruit Buyer
Location: Midlands

The Company: Leading supplier of fresh fruit and vegetables.

The Industry: Food, Fresh Produce, Fruit, Buying, Procurement, Supply Chain

Purpose of the job:

Due to huge success and future plans for growth my client is now seeking a driven, passionate and experienced Fruit Buyer to join their team.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To be a key member of the commercial team, focusing on procurement.

  • Provide support across the procurement/buying function, with a key focus on fruit procurement to include product quality, product ordering, shipment, and associated paperwork.

  • Managing the communication with suppliers both in the UK and overseas.

  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, identify and resolve supply chain issues.

  • Monitoring and reporting against KPIs.

  • Actively engage in SOPs on the supply side.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

  • Hungry, driven and a go-getter.

  • 3+ years’ experience as Buyer – must have fresh produce experience.

  • University degree.

  • Excellent communication & planning skills.

  • Plenty of initiative and ability to work unsupervised.

  • Ability to use spreadsheets, databases and other IT programmes.

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and make decisions quickly.

The salary will be dependent upon experience.
Part of a forward-thinking, innovative and progressive company with the opportunity to progress a long-term career with exciting future prospects.

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