Fresh Produce Trader

Netherlands, The Netherlands
Posted 6 months ago

Our client is a highly respected Fresh Produce importer, grower, packer and distributor to both Retail and Non-retail Global markets. They have a robust International base strategically positioned as growers and trading offices in most countries around the World. They are now looking for a Fresh Produce Trader to be based in the Netherlands to join their team. Apart from your talent as a trader they are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious individual to join a like-minded team. It would be expected you have a minimum of one or two years experience in a similar role.

The Fresh Produce Trader will be responsible for the following:

Sales and Planning

  • Planning and procuring the required product for their customer base
  • Understanding the cost structure and ensure cost management is within company thresholds
  • Logistics planning of product
  • Stock management of fresh product

Supplier Management

  • Managing current relationships with supply base
  • Developing new relationships

Customer Management

  • Manage current relationships with customer base
  • Develop new relationships with customers that complement the business model

We are looking for a candidate with the following skills and experience:-

  • Min 2 years’ experience in Fresh Produce trading/procurement
  • Excellent knowledge of the fruit industry
  • Strong negotiator
  • Very well-organized, ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Good team leader, very proficient in Excel
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Some exposure to import / export would be most beneficial
  • Good communicator and Rapport builder
  • Record of Business Development
  • Portfolio of FP Customers (Ideally)
  • Ideally English and one other EU language
  • Enthusiastic, Highly motivated, Team player
  • Solid experience with EU FP customers

Please contact Frank or Georgina +44 (0) 1273 720599 or +44 (0)7734 861 080 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company

Job Features

Job CategoryFresh Produce Trader, Trader
LocationThe Netherlands
Job Number24

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