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Night Buyer | Birmingham Market | £35-40k

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Night Buyer | Birmingham Market | £35-40k

  • Location:

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Fresh Produce, Food

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Morten Andresen

  • Job ref:

    MA13604

  • Published:

    26 days ago

Night Buyer | Birmingham Market | £35-40k

Are you an experienced buyer with a background in the fresh produce market? Or, do you know Birmingham Market and how it works? Are you able to negotiate and trade to get the best prices for the best quality produce products? If so, we'd like to hear from you.

About Our Client
Our client in a supplier of fresh produce and other fresh food products to some of the best restaurants and hotels in their area. They have a real mix of products and seasonailty is a big part of what they do. Due to growth and internal changes, they need to find an additional Buyer to support the team and ensure requirements are fulfilled.

About the Role
This role will play a key role in buying the products required to serve the customers with the quality produce that our client is know for. You will use your experience and knowledge of the Birmingham Market and fresh produce to buy orders each night as well as keeping an eye out for any 'special products' that you feel would add value to the range of products offered to customers. You will be able to negotiate and trade therefore and have a good eye for the best quality produce available. You will be able to work as part of a team and independently to ensure the correct products are bought for the orders, as well as adding value to the business and their customers.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have worked in or around Birmingham Market and understand how it works. You will ideally have been in a buying role and have trading experience but if you have a operational background within the market then this too would be considered. You will need to be capable of spotting the best quality produce to go and buy orders for that day - there is very little margin for error or time in this role. You will therefore be organised, a good communicator and able to negotiate a good price whilst building a long term relationship with suppliers. This is a night role, so you will need to be comfortable working unsociable hours.

Application Process
If you feel you have the required skills and background knowledge of Birmingham Market please click on apply now. To discuss the role in more detail please contact Morten on 01780 480 530 or morten@morepeople.co.uk.