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Fresh Produce Buyer

b3 jobs
Essex / Hertfordshire
£25,000 - £35,000
Closing date
2 Dec 2020

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Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Fresh Produce Buyer

Job ref: 62709 | £25,000 - £35,000 | Essex / Hertfordshire

The company

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of an innovative and passionate team, working for a producer of high-quality products.

The job

Working as part of a small and friendly team, the purpose of your role as Fresh Produce Buyer is to define, own and deliver a range that reflects the food retail strategy, embracing quality, seasonality and sustainability.

You will negotiate prices, build excellent working relationships with growers and suppliers, resolve supply chain issues, manage stock levels plus proactively stay abreast of market trends.

There is also good opportunity for growth within your role and to take on more responsibility.

Your experience

Ideally educated to a degree/HND level in a supply chain, procurement, or related business discipline, you will possess previous buying/purchasing experience within food manufacturing.

Buying experience within fresh produce is essential – products including aubergines and peppers would be fantastic!

You will have a good working knowledge of purchasing, category management and stock management together with excellent food industry market knowledge and negotiation skills.

More details

The Fresh Produce Buyer is based in the Essex / Hertfordshire region and is paying £25,000 - £35,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, standard office hours.

How to apply

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Alternate job titles

Food Manufacturing Buying Jobs | Purchasing Jobs | Raw Materials Buyer | Ingredients Fresh Produce Buyer | Procurement Jobs | Food Industry Jobs | Food Manufacturing Jobs | Essex


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