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Buyer

28/07/22 Meath Neg

Permanent full-time

My client, an award winning fresh produce provider, is seeking a Fresh Produce Buyer, to join their team on a permanent, full-time basis.

Thier state of the art facility is located in Meath, within a commutable distance from North Dublin, Louth, Carrickmacross, Bailieborough and surrounding areas.

Salary is negotiable, depending on experience. 

Role

  • Daily orders from suppliers and complete PO’s on the system.
  • Monitor stock levels against sales projections.
  • Ensure stock counts are performed and reconciled.
  • Sales analysis, promotion and marketing strategy.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with strategic and long-term suppliers and customers to assure quality, fulfilment, value and delivery targets are met.
  • Respond to and resolve queries daily from customers and suppliers efficiently.
  • Drive continuous improvement, best value and quality improvements within the team and department.
  • Negotiate effectively and fairly in terms of product quality, volume, delivery and value with both suppliers/ customers.
  • Ensure smooth and efficient operations at all times by managing the supply of product effectively in the short, medium and long term through effective buying, inspecting quality and supply chain management.
  • Undertake store visits and attend meetings on a regular basis internally & externally.
  • Communicate effectively with Production, Quality and all-other relevant departments.
  • Necessary administration duties associated with the role.
  • Ad-hoc duties as requested by the buying team and Management.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business, Supply Chain, Food Science or related.
  • Previous buying experience is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of / experience in the FMCG Sector or Fresh Produce would be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent Negotiator and Communicator: verbal and written.
  • Strong organisational, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (e.g. Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint) and ERP experience is an advantage.

 

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Please apply by sending your CV to Laura Duffy at laura@qsp.ie or call for more information.

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