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Salad Trader | Fresh Produce | Kent

England, Kent
£40000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Buying, Sales
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Salad Trader | Fresh Produce | Kent

Salary ~£40-60k DOE

About Our Client

Our client is a well-established, fresh produce business that serves retail, foodservice and wholesale customers in the UK. Their range of products includes top fruit, avocados, citrus, grape, kiwis, mangoes, melons, and veg.

About the Role

As a fresh produce trader, you will be responsible for planning and procuring the required product for the customer base. You will have to understand the cost structure and robust cost management as well as understand logistics planning and stock management of fresh products.

In addition, you will be managing current relationships with the supply base as well as establishing new relationships.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will have a minimum of two years' experience in fresh produce trading, specifically salad categories. The right candidate will speak or have a good understanding of Spanish and posses' excellent people and team management skills.

Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have been working a senior role within the fresh produce industry, as a trader(sales/purchasing). In addition, you will have sales experience selling fresh produce into non-retail customers.

How to Apply

Sound like you? Please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Rae on 01780 480 530 or Job reference RG14996.


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
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