Produce Buying Assistant

Inplace Recruitment ltd
580.00 - 35710.00 GBP Annual + 00
17 Jan 2019
23 Jan 2019
Contract Type


Produce Buying Assistant


GBP30,580 rising to GBP35,710

Aldi is one of the fastest growing supermarkets in the World and now has over 800 Stores in the UK, with a view to increasing this to 1000+ stores by 2022. Aldi are a multi-award winning retailer including Grocer of the Year and Best Retail Employer in 2017.

Responsibilities of a Produce Buying Assistant:

  • Product management
  • Supplier performance management
  • Assisting with the full tender process alongside Buying Directors
  • Competitor bench-marking and shopping
  • Contracts and invoices
  • Due diligence and product compliance
  • Supporting Directors with product development and maintenance
  • Managing meetings

Requirements of a Produce Buying Assistant:

  • Buying background
  • Experienced in Produce industry (agriculture, farming etc.)
  • Experience of working in a highly commercial environment (desirable)
  • Ability to confidently communicate at all levels, build & maintain relationships
  • Strong Microsoft skills
  • Strong commercial acumen, able to work in a fast paced and cross functional environment
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, with a focus on solutions

The successful Produce Buying Assistant can expect:

  • GBP30,580 rising in stages to GBP35,710
  • 5 weeks' annual leave plus Bank Holidays

If you considered yourself to be experienced in any of the following them please apply: Produce Assistant, Buying Assistant, BA, Fresh Produce, Procurement, Supplier Management, Product Management.

Please note due to the high volume of applicants we receive, if you have not heard from us within 7 working days, please assume that on this occasion you have not been short-listed.

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