Trainee Buyer

The main purpose of the role is to source and produce quality fresh produce
to satisfy the specifications and orders of our customer. You’ll need to possess excellent interpersonal skills to ensure that strong relationships are built and maintained with our supply base.

We are looking for a hardworking, self-motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our Commercial team as Trainee Buyer who is willing to learn. A second language would be an advantage, Spanish being desirable but not essential.



Contract Type



Monday to Friday, 8am until 5pm (40 hours per week). Weekend working will be required.

Applications Close

27 March 2020

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Main purpose of the role

  • To source, negotiate and place orders at an agreed price for fruit from a
    given country of responsibility.
  • To check stock of product against daily sales.
  • Responsible for consignment profitability.
  • To check and calculate duty payable on consignments.
  • To build and maintain effective working relationships with agents and
  • To develop new sources of business whilst encouraging the development
    of existing suppliers.
  • To develop a detailed understanding of the regional fresh produce markets
    around the world.

What else we can offer you

A competitive salary

22 days holiday per annum, plus 8 days bank holidays

Pension scheme

Optional company share scheme

Learning and development opportunities

Free onsite parking