South East London
£30000 - £35000 per annum + + DOE + Package
about 2 months ago
Fresh Produce Wholesale Trader | SE London
Salary ~£30-35 + DOE
Are you passionate about the fresh produce sector? Do you have experience trading produce into the wholesale markets? Are you able to get hands-on in a lean business? If so, we want to hear from you.
About Our Client
Our client is a well-established grower, importer, packer and distributor of fresh produce. They are a multi-national business with operations in the UK, Spain and South Africa. They offer a variety of produce, including soft fruit, citrus, salads and vegetables. They work hard to add value to their customers and the team is made up of passionate fresh produce specialists. The business has grown over the years to offer more services and a variety of products. They supply retail, wholesale and foodservice channels.
About the Role
This role will support the business with the day-to-day management of key wholesale customers. This will be all-encompassing and you will be on top of all things happening in the supply chain to those customers. You will liaise with internal teams and the customers to ensure the smooth supply of produce to a variety of wholesalers. You will help the business continue to thrive in the wholesale sector by offering simple, no-nonsense service and supply of quality produce. You will be able to pick up the phone and trade with wholesalers and deliver sales. You will have the ambition to develop in the future and will help build the business for the long term. You will be able to prioritise your tasks and be highly organised in the delivery of stock.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will come from the fresh produce sector and will understand the fresh produce supply chain and all of its challenges. You will be very down-to-earth and will be willing to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in wherever required. Prima-donna's need not apply. You will be a real team player who is willing to do what is right for the business and customers.
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will be able to work at a real pace and have a great attitude. You will be willing to work hard to progress your career and develop your role within the business. The vast majority of the team have been with the business for many years and there is real potential for you to develop with them. You will be able to commute to the office on a daily basis and be able to start work by ~6-7am. You will need to be able to trade and prove your ability to pick up the phone and sell to wholesalers.
The successful applicant will move through a two-stage interview process which will include meeting the directors. This process can take time to complete, but our client is committed to making this key hire.
How to Apply
Sound like you? Please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail before applying, please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or firstname.lastname@example.org Job reference TEM14193