Vegetable Trader - North West based

Recruiter
D R Newitt
Location
North West
Salary
£50,000 + negotiable Bonus + Package
Posted
01 Mar 2019
Closes
01 Apr 2019
Ref
TM39780
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Vacancy ; Vegetable Trader

We are representing a long and well-established successful vegetable packers and traders company, due to recent investment and expansion plans they are now seeking an experienced eager Trader to join a small (but busy) team and develop further growth and making a name for themselves. Working as an integral part of a team you will be responsible for building relationships with current suppliers and customers as well as contacting and developing new suppliers and customers relationships.

Experience and Qualifications.

Min 2 years experience in the Vegetable industry for trading and procurement, full clean driving licence and IT literate, Agricultural background would be an advantage but not essential.

 

Key Facts :

Working closely with senior procurement and sales manager to develop appropriate long term plans to deliver quality Vegetables for our own pack house and our customers.

The ability to work on your own initiative.

Building strong and sustainable working relationships with growers and customers existing and new this will include visiting them across the UK.

Negotiation of contracts and free buy with growers and customers.

Customer base will cover, Vegetable processing, food manufacturers, food service, retail, wholesale, pre packers.

Communication of quality and yield information to growers and suppliers.

Good commercial acumen, negotiation skills and cost awareness.

Sampling of the crop throughout growing and storage.

Debtor control.

 

Ideal Candidate.

Experience and proven track record within the Vegetable sector, preferably trading but others considered.

Good IT skill and attention to detail.

The candidate will be expected to travel throughout the UK.

 

Salary - £50K + Bonus + Package - dependent on experience

If you may be interested in this role or would like to discuss further, please call Thomas McGlinchey on 0161 833 0181 or email thomas.mcglinchey@drnewitt.com

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