Procurement Assistant

Greenvale AP Joining Greenvale AP means you will be part of one of the UK’s largest growers and packers of fresh potatoes. We supply some of the country’s largest retailers and processers – you’ve probably eaten our potatoes and loved them! The Vacancy Supporting the Senior Procurement Manager, you will establish working relationships with the Greenvale supply base. Working closely with our Packhouse and Technical teams, you will be integral in maintaining compliant raw material supply in line with customer requirements. Whilst this role requires contract management, data input, and some audit support, there is also the opportunity for you to get your hands dirty visiting farms to meet growers and gather crop intelligence in the form of samples and field observations. Every day will be something different! This is a fantastic opportunity for a keen individual who wants to be part of a great team!

  • Location: Duns
  • Reporting to: Senior Procurement Manager
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Hours of work: Monday - Friday, 08:30-17:00hrs
Main Responsibilities:
  • Planning and communicating the weekly intake for the Packhouse.
  • Compiling and maintaining a stock database for all contracted raw material.
  • Ensuring grower contract volumes are up to date in line with available stock.
  • Organising store sampling and wash-ups for key stocks.
  • Conducting seasonal test-digs and recording results.
  • Assessing stock quality and waste in production whilst providing feedback to growers.
  • Helping growers maintain technical supply compliance.
  • Actively seeking buying and trading opportunities.
Key Attributes:

This role presents an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with a strong interest in farming and food supply, looking to join a Company with a passion for fresh produce.

A strong work ethic combined with effective communication and IT skills will enable you to solve problems and gain valuable experience.

You will have flexibility to visit farms and growers – of course a valid UK driving licence is required to do so.

Closing date: 23 April 2024