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Horticulture Plant Buyer| Horticulture | Midlands

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Horticulture Plant Buyer| Horticulture | Midlands

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Horticulture Plant Buyer| Horticulture | Midlands
Are you an experienced buyer within the horticulture sector? If so, we want to hear from you
Salary ~£Competitive DOE

About Our Client
Our client is a well-established supplier of the landscaping sector. They grow a lot of their products and are well-known for the range of quality stock that they offer. From their sites, they supply multiple customer channels and work together as a team to deliver the best results. They have an experienced and knowledgeable team that help one another deliver results. The business has significantly invested in its sites to maximise efficiency. They are very focused on their green credentials and sustainability too.

About the Role
You will utilise your experience in the horticulture sector to deliver the best range of products for the business at the best possible prices. You will ensure products are fit for purpose, minimise stock holding and negotiate with suppliers, whilst ensuring the production teams have what they need to continue to grow and produce quality plants. You will follow best practices and oversee your given categories effectively. You will ensure the suppliers deliver on the specification of plants/products promised. You will constantly look for ways to improve the buying process and supply chain. You will work with internal stakeholders to improve forecasts, deliver range changes, solve supply issues and improve the buying process.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will have a strong background in the horticulture sector as well as buying experience. You will have a strong plant knowledge and be able to work across a category of plants in greater depth. You will have a degree or relevant horticulture qualification. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to work with a supply base to deliver the range and quality of products required at the best possible price.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, at a minimum, you will need to have experience in the horticulture/garden sector and have strong plant knowledge. Buying experience in relevant categories a real plus.

Application Process
The successful candidate will move through a two-stage interview process (online/covid secure meeting).

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply below. If you would like to discuss the role in more detail before submitting your application please contact Tom Edmondson-Matthews on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM13196