Fresh Foods Buyer (eCommerce)

Reference: 6005 DB
Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • Source and buy product in support of our e-commerce strategy
  • Supplier, team and profit management to achieve all KPI’s
  • Identify and prioritise key strategies in line with the e-commerce operating plan
  • Develop efficient methods to help build and maintain accurate stock, inventory and warehousing controls
  • Build and maintain strong supplier relationships
  • Ensure quality of all products sourced is in line with our product quality standard
  • Managing risk and procedures associated with cold chain/fresh produce
  • Implement and continuously improve the quality control procedure
  • Minimise stock wastage

Qualifications:

  • Relevant commercial degree/diploma
  • A minimum of 3-5 years retail buying experience
  • Proven experience managing a fresh foods/FMCG department
  • Knowledge of logistics/warehousing and delivery systems and procedures
  • Strong negotiation and financial management skills
  • Good understanding of quality control procedures for fresh foods
  • Excellent command of Afrikaans & English
  • Collaborative work style; good interpersonal skills and able to work well in groups
  • Proactive, positive individual with a sense of ownership
  • Passionate about success & driven by achieving goals
  • Flexible and adaptable to a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to work under pressure

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za