A very experienced UK Wholesale Market Trader is needed
We have an exciting opportunity with an established fresh produce business, who are looking to strengthen their trading team. They are seeking an experienced UK Wholesale Market Trader . This is a position for a very experienced Trader, someone who knows the Wholesale markets well and can hit the ground running!
Working as part of a team, the successful candidate will get involved in all aspects of trading so a willingness and drive to accompany the ability to develop key relationships with existing and new suppliers & customers is key. We are seeking an individual with excellent communication skills and a flexible yet resilient approach with strong interpersonal skills.
As a trader you will be marketing the company’s own fresh produce to markets around the country and also utilise your experience to introduce other products as opportunities arise.
Building strong relationships with the markets and developing new contacts where possible.
Working with international sources, ensuring good value and good quality produce is always sent.
- Must have a proven track record as a Fresh produce Trader
- You would be used to a Trading environment within the Industry
- You would have very strong product knowledge
- Will have a back ground of the fresh produce industry, ideally with the accent on procurement and importing.
- Buying and Selling experience in Wholesale Markets
- You would have dealt with the main wholesale markets around the country.
- Will be a good negotiator with a proven track record of delivering results.
- Will ideally have access to a variety of suppliers who require an outlet for their products.
- Will have the ability to develop additional levels of business, and be part of an existing successful marketing team.
- Ideally be fluent in an European language, but not essential.
- Excellent commercial acumen
- Proven track record in a trader role
- Flexible, passionate, motivated and driven and have the ambition to drive their position forward and advance within the present management structure.
Experience in a Fresh Produce Trading role and a thorough understanding of the wholesale and food service sector is essential (At least 4 years plus). A reflective remuneration and package is available for the right individual.
You would not necessarily be expected to bring in your own business, but it would be essential that you know it very well and have very strong experience!