Food Buyer - Spanish Speaking

Location
Kent
Salary
£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Ref
JO0000006560
Contact
Kandhu Recruitment
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


Spanish Speaking Buyer with excellent knowledge of international movement of goods in the perishable market is needed for this major food producer based in Kent.

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS
·Well established and profitable business
·Independent business who are always prepared to promote from within
·One of the UK's largest suppliers of produce to the Multiple
Retailers
This role manages the interface with our client's suppliers with whom you negotiate contracts, pricing and supply to ensure the right products are delivered to the right location to ensure all customer order are fulfilled successfully.

Key Aspects of the role include:
·Negotiating weekly product availability
·Working with suppliers to negotiate prices weekly and seasonally
·Maintaining market knowledge to identify new product lines from both new and potential suppliers
·Invoice management on a weekly basis
·Working closely with other departments to successful fulfil demand


THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Will be able to demonstrate strong communication and buying skills developed in a food business sourcing raw material and finished products internationally.

The Following also of high importance for this role:
·Fluency in Spanish and English
·Food Sector Buying experience
·Excellent negotiating skills
·Fresh Produce experience ideally but food buying experience is essential
·Flexible to work outside of normal office hours when the role demands

The produce sector is particularly demanding with the entire supply chain under constant scrutiny and requires the ability to operate under considerable pressure on an on-going basis.

If this sounds like a role that interests you apply today and give Gary, our lead consultant on this role, a call on 01303 271367 to discuss further.

"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We are unable to contact unsuitable applicants."

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