Overview

We currently offer a fantastic opportunity to join a successful Fresh Produce supplier, who are at the forefront of their product categories within the industry. We are seeking an individual who is passionate about the sector and is now seeking the opportunity to join an expectational business who offer an impressive platform to develop a career within procurement / buying.

The position of Junior Procurement Manager will report to the Senior Commercial / Procurement Manager, working closely to ensure all aspects of the supply chain are efficient and effective, building key relationships with growers and providing key retail customers with the highest level of service and product possible.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual seeking their next position within procurement / buying in the Fresh Produce sector, having already gained an introduction.

Responsibilities include;

Assist the Senior Commercial / Procurement Manager to procure an array of Fruit products

Negotiate prices with suppliers, place orders, and take responsibility for the process across the supply chain
Generate and provide weekly reports in relation to; pricing, waste, stock availability and commercial performance

This in an integral part of the team, and requires a driven & energetic individual who is seeking the opportunity to join a successful and fast paced business.

We require;
An introduction gained in to the Fresh Produce sector, within a procurement / buying role

Graduate with relevant Degree / Qualification; Purchasing / Buying, Supply Chain, Business
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and build key relationships
Proficient IT skills, with ERP system knowledge beneficial
Languages would be highly advantageous

Location; Kent

Salary; Dependent on experience offered; c£35k + Bonus 10% of basic gross salary, Pension, Holiday entitlement 20 days plus bank holidays, Breakfast and lunch provided by the business, paid corporate gym membership

Hours; Monday – Friday, with some flexibility as required

Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Junior Procurement Manager / Procurement Assistant / Assistant Buyer / Junior Buyer on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV in application to info@tailormaderesources.co.uk