Buyer

Our client, a major player in the food sector, is based in Armagh. This long established company is a supplier of fresh produce to the major multiples in the UK and Ireland. As a result of continued growth, the company now wish to appoint an experienced:

 

Buyer

 

The role in brief:

  • Procurement planning and forecasting
  • Stock replenishment, rotation and residency
  • Transport planning and management (goods inward)
  • Supplier management including price negotiations and developing relationships with producers
  • Supplier/Market data analysis
  • Accurate and timely completion of purchase orders

 

The candidate:

  • A degree or equivalent level qualification in a purchasing/procurement or business related subject
  • Substantial experience in a buying/commercial, preferably within the fresh produce industry, this could include retail buying
  • Excellent IT skills – MS Office with strong competence in Excel
  • Strong numeracy, literacy and analytical skills together with an excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent project management, time management and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong team-working, communication and influencing skills with an ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Motivated to complete tasks to a high standard

 

You may call Pat O’Kane on 07768 262758 / 028 3025 2407 for more information.

 

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Reference :
CMA1765
Working place :
Armagh
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