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Overnight Purchasing Wanted in London

Posted: 24 days ago
Place: Vauxhall, London

LOCATION: London, New Covent Garden Market (Vauxhall)
JOB TITLE: Overnight Purchasing
SALARY and BENEFITS: £19,000 - £22,000
WORKING HOURS: 22pm to 7am (1 h dinner break), Sunday to Friday (Saturday and Tuesday off, possibility for alternating Fridays off once trained up fully)
Sundance Juices manufactures and distributes premium quality fresh juices and smoothies as well as fresh produce to London’s high-end hospitality industry. Our customers include restaurants, hotels, private member clubs, bars and catering companies. Our beverages are fresh and made-to-order from our production site in New Covent Garden Market where we also have our offices. We have our own fleet of refrigerated vans and deliver daily to over 300 clients.
Role Overview:
As an Overnight Purchasing Manager at Sundance you will be responsible for doing overnight buying in New Covent Garden Market, making sure all goods are of the desired quality and that we have enough stock to fulfill clients’ orders whilst minimizing waste. You will report to the Overnight Manager.
Core Responsibilities:
• Using Netsuite enterprise system to check what items need to be purchased for next day sales, placing orders with the suppliers, receiving goods into the warehouse and double checking quantities received match orders placed, checking quality and returning any non-conforming items and inputting purchase order tickets into system with 100% accuracy.
• Managing overnight purchasing from wholesalers on the Market to get best quality at best price
• Trying to source less common produce as per customers’ requests
• Building strong professional relationships with Market suppliers
• Receiving deliveries after thoroughly checking goods
• Staying up to date with product seasonality and constantly learning about new items
• Supporting Client Relations and Finance with up-to-date information on seasonality and pricing
• Assisting the Overnight Manager where necessary and also help with other Overnight tasks when requested (particularly on other overnight managers’ holidays).
Essential Skills:
• Ability to build strong relationships with suppliers
• Willingness to learn and look for the information regarding less common produce
• Great attention to detail and quality
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work under time pressure
• Good organizational skills
Desirable skills:
• experience in procurement of fruit and vegetables
Please send your CV and a brief description on what makes you right for the role. We will contact only successful candidates.

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