The People Co.See more

addressAddressCroydon, Greater London
type Form of workPermanent
salary Salary£48,000 - £50,000/annum

Job description

Our client based in Surrey are searching for a new Assistant Procurement Manager to join their business in a newly created and exciting role. 

Job Role
The Assistant Procurement Manager will work closely with key stakeholders, building strong relationships and identifying new opportunities for our client. 

•    Procure our fresh produce from importers (this includes identifying fresh fruit that matches quality standards)
•    Negotiating prices and developing relationships with suppliers
•    Make stock entries for both direct and market purchases
•    Daily stock count to derive closing stock position, identify shorts and longs in stock position
•    Cooperate with Quality Control, Production and manage wastage: Before, during and after production you must respond to or communicate quality issues identified by yourself and the production team. 
•    Provide feedback to help the Procurement Manager negotiate credit notes if required
•    Organise invoice and delivery notes for processing/approval
•    Monitor and control stock of packaging, accessory and warehouse stock – Biweekly
•    Supervise the forward buying, and other tasks, for London hub when the Procurement Manger is on annual leave
•    Report on a weekly basis during our meeting KPIs, fruit quality and other, procurement related aspects
•    Liaise with the Regional Managers regarding fruit mix, prices and fruit volumes

Personal Profile 
•    Fresh produce procurement experience (2-3 years)
•    Energetic and driven 
•    Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) to have the ability to negotiate cost prices, discuss quality issues with suppliers and build relationships
•    Attention to detail and willingness to strive for excellence in producing a consistently high-quality product
•    Possess a “hands-on” nature and team spirit
•    Ability to receive “constructive feedback” on quality issues and act quickly to resolve them
•    Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
•    Experience of driving a van
•    Forklift driving experience (not essential)

Monday – Friday 5:30am-1:30pm

Ref Code: CV41437

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Refer code: 3344818. The People Co. - The previous day - 2024-05-16 00:13

The People Co.

Croydon, Greater London
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