Buying Manager

Stratford Upon Avon £ 25,000 to £ 35,000 plus Benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 012653

A fresh produce company is looking for a Buyer to support the busy and proactive procurement department. You will have a solid background of purchasing and negotiation skills, with a strong background and knowledge of working within fresh produce.

Commutable from: Stratford Upon Avon, Evesham, Alcester, Redditch, Worcester, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Coventry, Leamington Spa, Banbury, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, West Midlands

Salary: £ 25,000 to £ 35,000 plus Pension 25 day plus Bank Holidays, Bonus, Healthcare, access to a pool car

The Role

Reporting into the Associate Director you will be responsible for supporting the procurement department dealing with suppliers and negotiating contracts.
Ensuring that all required stock items are in stock at the agreed levels and replenished as per forecast.
Develop maintain and optimise the planning tools to achieve required service levels whilst retaining control on cost and inventory levels.
Maintaining regular communication with customers and Directors on any fresh produce issues and product changes.

The Person

A strong background working within a purchasing within fresh produce. Strong negotiation skills, with the ability to manage cost and purchasing budgets.
Excellent customer service and communication skills, with the ability to update customers and Directors.
Confident with meeting suppliers on regular basis.
Travelling internationally and UK wide

To apply for the Buyer role please forward an up to date copy of your CV to James Randall or call 01789 201040 /07464481262

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