Fancy buying the finest products for the finest customers in food?
Wild Harvest is a nationwide fine food supplier. We are passionate about supplying customers with a vast range of fine foods from around the world since 1993. We deliver an outstanding local service built on many years’ experience, which is why Wild Harvest is the chef’s first choice!
Scope of the role
Reporting to the head of food the purchasing assistant will be a key member of our sourcing and buying team. The purchasing assistant will build relationships with our supply partners, own availability for a group of products, ensure goods in process and procedures are followed.
They will also monitor and update cost and pricing, manage stock holding levels, forecast and source the very best in seasonal produce, and be tasked in always striving to find the next big innovation in fine food that our customers will love.
This role will introduce you to a variety of amazing products and suppliers across the globe.
Build supplier relationships
Driving down cost price in line with ever changing markets
Owning availability and driving FTA – first time availability
Maintaining consistent supply levels through accurate forecasting
Placing purchase orders with our supply partners
Action booking in process for goods received
Source seasonal products and innovation to the market
Update & maintain accurate cost and pricing
If you have a passion for food and have experience in purchasing and supply chain, whilst having strong organisational and prioritising skills then this could be the job for you.