We have an exciting, yet demanding Buyer opportunity to join our Humberside depot in a key role for the business.
M&J Seafood is the UK’s largest independent fish and seafood supplier. We are passionate about supplying customers with the freshest fish and seafood from local ports and world markets in a sustainable way. We also offer the largest range of fresh and frozen fish & seafood, a bespoke filleting service and unrivalled expert advice, which is why we are the chef’s first choice.
Plus we are not alone, M&J Seafood is part of the Fresh Direct family, a set of specialist brands including Fresh Direct, Wild Harvest, and Fresh Fayre. To top it off, the Fresh Direct family is proudly part of Sysco, the world’s largest food service supplier. We all work together to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.
Our Core Values: Integrity, Inclusiveness, Excellence, Teamwork, Responsibility
Scope of the role:
The Fish Buyer will be responsible for buying fresh fish for the Branch, working closely with our Sales department to inspire them with the different wonderful varieties of fish available
Starting at 6am you will look at the previous day’s sales and what product is needed for the next day’s trading and place orders, negotiating with suppliers to find the right price for our customers.
This is a challenging, yet rewarding position that is critical to the daily running of the site in Humberside Working 1 in 4 Saturdays, though getting a day off in lieu.
You will need to have a strong interest and understanding of Fish, coming from the fish industry this is an excellent opportunity to move into a buying role. The successful candidate will be comfortable in a fast paced environment, able to work with systems and develop relationships all across the business and with suppliers.
We have a passion for excellence and for individuals that are keen to drive their future success with fresh thinking and solid work ethics. In return we offer a competitive salary and staff benefits, with the chance to develop a career within M&J Seafood and the wider Group.
We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.
Fresh Direct Group uses a third party to undertake a number of checks. Any offer of employment made by Fresh Direct Group would be conditional upon receiving a satisfactory; reference, identity document(s) and basic DBS certificate