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Plant Buyer - Surrey - up to £30k

£25000 - £30000

Buying and Merchandising





Job Description

Plant Buyer - Surrey - up to £30k

Our client is a leading retailer with a fantastic product range based in Surrey. They are now seeking a Plant Buyer to join their horticulture team! This is a great opportunity to be a part of a fabulous brand with a great team which has an entrepreneurial culture and passion for its customers!

So what does this Plant Buyer role involve?

  • Responsible for managing the purchasing and negotiation of best prices for the plant range.

  • Liaising with suppliers and building relationships

  • Placing orders for and co-ordinating arrival of stock for mail order catalogues and promotions

  • Monitoring and dealing with quality issues with suppliers

  • Overseeing rejections and liasing with the quality controller on the nursery

  • Checking of delivery notes and ensuring any shortages are communicated to the suppliers as required

  • Responsible for ensuring the reporting of any designated imported plants to the Animal and Plant Health Agency for inspection on arrival as required by law

  • Assisting with the proofing of catalogues

  • Keep cost prices up to date

What experience will you need for this Plant Buyer role?

You must have retail experience in buying horticulture or fresh (perishable) produce to be considered for this role.

If you have Plant Buying experience and are looking for a new challenge, please apply today!