Fresh Produce Buyer | Large business

Recruiter
Location
England, Oxfordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Sep 2017
Ref
MA9457
Contact
Morten Andresen
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


We are currently working with a highly regarded and progressive foodservice specialist, who are looking to appoint an established and effective Buyer to their team. You will ideally have experience of buying fresh produce in one form or another, whether this is for retail or for foodservice.

The Role

Managing the supply chain from producer to business, ensuring a clear communication link is maintained at all times.
Working closely with your suppliers and developing the relationships, but also introducing new suppliers where appropriate.
Leading developmental idea's and searching out new products that could be offered to the businesses customers.
Negotiating and achieving competitive prices, to ensure the business keeps it's overall edge.

The Candidate

You must have previous fresh produce experience and have dealt with a range of suppliers around the world.
Will have strong negotiation skills, be fully numerate and have a good eye for what sells.
Must be a good people person and be able to nurture key relationships.

For a confidential conversation, please don't hesitate to get in touch with Morten Andresen on 01780 480530 or apply via the link.

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