A fantastic opportunity has become available to join a highly successful and established supplier of Fresh Produce, providing retail customers in the UK an exciting portfolio of products. Due to success, our Client is an ever-expanding leader in the sector and now offer the opportunity to join the dynamic team as Procurement Manager.
The position Procurement Manager will become a key member of the UK based buying team, with a focus on a dedicated fresh produce product category. This opportunity will report to and work alongside the category Head of procurement, to provide support across the procurement function, with a key focus on Fresh Produce product ordering, product quality, shipment agendas and associated paperwork. The Procurement Manager position will be integral to the team and will assist in managing the communication with suppliers both in the UK and Overseas effectively.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to gain a progressive role having established themselves within the sector and now seeking their next career level.
Experience of Buying / Procurement within Fresh Produce / Fresh Food
High level of professionalism and a confident approach
Ability to work under pressure and make decisions
Ability to communicate at all levels
Spanish speaking advantageous
This opportunity requires an organised and pro-active individual, who is confident in a fast-paced & demanding environment, meeting deadlines & timescales.
Location; North Kent
Salary; up to £50k + Bonus