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Senior Procurement Assistant | Fresh Produce

Recruiter
MorePeople
Location
Dartford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 May 2019
Closes
10 Jun 2019
Ref
MK11532
Contact
Michael Kendall
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


We are working with a leading fruit supplier based in the South East and supplying the retail sector. Due to another record year, they are in the process of expanding their winning team to help deal with all the new orders coming in the New Year.

The Job:
This role would see you successfully assisting the Procurement team. This role can be broken down into several parts: stock management, production orders and consignment details. You will be reviewing material stock sheets, keeping a very good level of stock availability throughout the year. Confirming and checking production data from factories to ensure it is correct before allocating stock accordingly and recording any waste.

There is also a necessity to verify a lot of accuracy on all consignments to ensure a specific quality of service. This role will also be working on specific shifts maybe working one weekend in four. This is a unique chance to learn the basics of a procurement role before progressing into a more senior buying position.

This role has an added element of admin and costing administration which will contribute to a more senior procurement admin role. You will also be responsible for quality and quality control in the products that are being purchased. It is an ideal next step for an aspiring procurement administrator who would love to progress in the sector.

The Candidate:
To be successful in this role, you would have the following:
Experience with fresh produce & food would be desirable and allow you to understand the supply chain and speed of product much easier.
A degree or higher-level education would be desirable.
Excellent communication, Microsoft Office and time management skills are a must to keep you working to critical deadlines and to a good standard.
Experience with Navision, Sharepoint and Spanish speaking would be advantageous.

This role is looking for someone to start immediately, it is a great opportunity to join a thriving business and get into the Procurement team. Ideal for an existing procurement assistant or someone who is looking for a more senior procurement role in their career.

If you are interested and would like to find out more, please get in touch with Michael Kendall on 01780 480530 or michael@morepeople.co.uk for more information.

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