Fruit Buyer

Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
up to £40k
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Ref
3455
Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Our Client is passionate about Fresh Produce and successfully supply a high standard of product to the UK retailers. We currently offer an excellent opportunity for a Fruit Buyer to join the business to take responsibility for a dedicated category.

The Fruit Buyer will take responsibility for the sourcing and accurate supply of a specific fruit product area, managing growers / suppliers to ensure a continuous high level of quality and availability, with a focus on cost and profitability. Suppliers will be reviewed regularly with the best value negotiated for the business, new suppliers sourced and issues managed in a professional and timely manner. Working closely with internal teams, the Fruit Buyer role will look at specifications, stock levels, sales & profit reports, forecasting and an overall hands-on approach across the supply chain.

We are seeking an experienced Fruit Buyer from the Fresh Produce sector, having worked within a Procurement / Buying / Supply Chain position. With experience of working with retail customers, understanding the quality and service levels expected, to accompany the ability & confidence to work with a portfolio of Fruit growers / Fruit suppliers to achieve a high level of continuity is key to success in this fast-paced environment.

Please call our team to discuss the role of Fruit Procurement Manager / Buyer on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send an up to date CV for consideration.

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