Our Client is a unique Fresh Produce business, sourcing product to supply an alternative and exclusive product range to the UK market. Due to continued success and growth, we now offer the opportunity of Buying Coordinator to join the business and work within the procurement team in a supportive and progressive position.
The position of Buying Coordinator / Buying Assistant will work within the buying team to ensure consistent quality is delivered meeting demand and customer expectations.
Key responsibilities include;
Build key relationships with suppliers, keeping up to date availability & collection/delivery schedules
Support Buyers in forecasting & purchase orders
Manage stock levels, to ensure demand is met
Report on any quality / quantity issues
Work to achieve business objectives
Support sustainability goals
The successful individual will join the business in a key position, working with growers/suppliers to ensure a consistent supply of seasonal product, meeting the required quality and remaining competitive, with an effective approach to P&L and gross margins.
Fresh Produce experience is key, from a Procurement / Supply Chain support function ideally
Energetic, driven, and passionate approach to the Food sector and reducing food waste
Ability to operate effectively in a team and confident working alone
Strong numerical and attention to detail ability
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Languages would be advantageous
This opportunity requires an organised and pro-active individual, who is confident in a fast-paced & demanding environment, meeting deadlines & timescales.
Location; Home based, with time spent at Head Office in London
Salary; Up to £35k – dependent on experience
+ Excellent Company Benefits
Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Buying Coordinator / Buying Assistant / Procurement Executive / Buying Executive on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV in application to firstname.lastname@example.org