Trader – (Organic / Processed Fruit & Vegetables / Sales / Procurement) – Amsterdam

Location: Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Posted: 01-08-2018
Reference: LIP
Job Description:
Our client, a global front runner in organic ingredients focussing on sourcing, sustainability initiatives, processing & distribution, is seeking an organic processed fruit & vegetables trader to be based at their headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • Responsible for purchase and sales within the category Processed Fruits & Vegetables (Volumes, deliveries according to specs, margins, contract formulation and execution, and cost price calculations)
  • Responsible for the inventory positions within category
  • Helps formulating the sales budgets for the category
  • Manages supplier relationships
  • Ensures optimal customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for handling of commercial issues/complaints
  • Suggests new trade opportunities and product development
  • Keeps track of international market developments
  • Keeps track of the results and suggests corrective action plans when needed
  • Contributes to continuously improve the work procedures and systems
  • Ensure all suppliers meet the stringent vendor approval requirements
  • Participates in and contributes to the sales meetings
  • Visits existing as well as potential customers and suppliers (inter)nationally
  • Visits trade related fairs
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Bachelor level (ideally International Trade and/or Agricultural education)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a trade role in food business
  • Experience in processed fruit & vegetable sales, affinity with food (fruit) ingredients and the organic industry are a plus
  • Experience in an import/export environment and successful customer service experience
  • Affinity with food ingredients and the organic industry
  • Awareness of relevant prevailing quality and food safety regulations
  • Proficiency in English and Dutch
  • IT affinity: advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. Experience with ERP systems (working knowledge of Axapta is a plus)
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Lizette Pienaar
Recruitment Associate
CA Global Finance

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