We’re looking for a self-motivated, confident and reliable individual to source and procure quality produce. Our new colleague can ideally demonstrate a good understanding of the fresh produce industry together with excellent negotiation skills. A second language would also be an advantage, Spanish being desirable but not essential.
Monday to Friday, 8am until 5pm (40 hours per week).
27 March 2020
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Main purpose of the role
To source, negotiate and place orders at a price.
To build and maintain effective working relationships with agents and shippers.
To develop a detailed understanding of the regional fresh produce industry, your customer base and your competitors.
To develop knowledge of the cultural, economic and environmental factors that may impact upon the business.
To negotiate rates with service providers, to include freight forwarders and clearance agents.
To assess all financial risks involved in the procurement of your products, and understand the implications of the business.
To forecast, monitor and grow profitability in your products.
To be confident to represent Primafruit within the global market.
What else we can offer you
A competitive salary
22 days holiday per annum, plus 8 days bank holidays