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Junior Buyer | Fresh Produce | Kent

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Junior Buyer | Fresh Produce | Kent

  • Location:

    Kent

  • Sector:

    Food, Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £29000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rae Goss

  • Job ref:

    15000

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

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.