Fresh Produce Buyer (Retail/Supermarket)

Recruiter
D R Newitt
Location
Middle East
Salary
According to experience
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
06 May 2018
Ref
MSSP001
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Role 

•You will deliver a great customer focused proposition, working with senior members to ensure the right product arrives at the right place, at the right time, and for the right price.
•Identify new potential suppliers and ensure suppliers are listed and de-listed correctly
•Strive towards the best quality, availability and price for our customers, keeping customers at the heart of decisions.
•Identify potential suppliers and continually assess and review our supply base with your manager to deliver price, quality and availability in a way that benefits our client, the customer and our Suppliers.
•Developing a joint plan with Group Food and collectively engage the supplier
•Working with our suppliers to develop innovative and feasible propositions for the customer delivering great ranges and product innovation across all ranges 

The Candidate 

•The successful candidate will have extensive Procurement experience
•Extensive knowledge of chilled fresh produce
•Understanding of country and global supply chain processes
•Successful track record of buying products
•Demonstrate negotiation skills
•Demonstrate supply and stakeholder management skills
•Ability to operate in a fast paced culture of change
•Come from a retailer Sainsburys, Tecsco, M&S or ASDA 

What’s on Offer

•All year sunshine
•Tax free living
•Flights 
•Bonus

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to matt@drnewitt.com or contact Matt Steedman on 0131 226 5060.

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