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Fresh Produce / Food Graduates (Procurement & Commercial)

Our client are looking for ambitious Fresh Produce / Food Graduates to join their Procurement team. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow in a company!

We want to speak to graduates who are looking for a fast paced and exciting career in Procurement / Buying…

Our client is a hugely successful Fresh Produce importing and packing operation, supplying the UK’s leading supermarkets. They are looking for an adaptable, self-starter with strong commercial awareness. If you have recently graduated with a degree in business, marketing or food and would like to join a well-known and respected fresh produce business then this role is for you.

The successful candidate will have a mentor, who will guide and support you, coupled with external training; if this sounds interesting then get in touch to hear more.

Joining the Procurement / Commercial function of a successful food business you will undertake rotational placements across the group including; marketing and sales. You will be both external and internal facing, working closely with suppliers and customers externally and all internal functions including Development, Technical and Production, developing your understanding of the entire supply chain process . Using excel, you will be responsible for generating reports on sales, providing consumer insight and category marketing analysis, helping drive sales and profit.

You will have the support and guidance of an experienced team of individuals, to mentor you to reach a management role in the future.

We are looking for resilient individuals, who have a real interest in business and passion for food / Produce. You will need to be confident working with numbers and using excel, communicating and presenting to all levels and have an up-to-date knowledge of the current and emerging trends in the food industry and the economic challenges the industry faces.

Requirements:

  • Self-starter
  • Passion for the Industry
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent time management and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Degree in Food, Business or Marketing
  • Excellent comunication and rapport building skills

There is a real shortage of good graduates coming into the fresh produce sector, so we want to hear from you. If you have a degree and a passion for food, agriculture, import/export or the wholesale markets then please apply.

Please contact Georgina Kinsella on 01273 720 599 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV to georgina@fmkconsulting.co (*not co.uk or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company.

For more information please call us on 01273 720599 or email us at info@fmkconsulting.co

If interested, please contact us and quote the reference F82

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