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Junior Buyer | Fresh Produce | Kent

Employer
MorePeople
Location
Kent
Salary
£25000 - £29000 per annum
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details



About Our Client

Our client is a leading fresh fruit specialist, who supplies fresh and prepared packed fruits to multiple retailers. Their expertise in fruit spans many categories, including tropical & exotic fruit, stone fruit, top fruit, and citrus.

About the Role

This role will include supporting procurement activities (e.g. planning, negotiation, procurement, relationship management etc.) across a range of fruit categories to ensure high-quality raw material provision to requirements and in line with commercial expectations. In addition, this role will include representing procurement internally, supporting management decisions and key value-adding activities, and externally, to customers and other important third parties.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a passion for the fresh produce and agricultural industries and will be looking to get into a commercially driven role. Preferably, you will have recently graduated with a degree in agriculture or food business. You will have good communication & influencing skills, work well within a team, and possess selling, time management, and organizational skills. Ideally, you will possess a general enthusiasm, operate under pressure, work tight deadlines and be a strong team player.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail before submitting your application, please contact Rae Goss on 01780 480 530 or rae@morepeople.co.uk Job reference RG15000.

Company

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01780 480530
Location
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
Stamford
Lincolnshire
PE9 2EF
GB
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