Job title: Senior Buyer (Fresh Food) - Samut Sakorn
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Food
Expertise: Others
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Samut Sakhon, Thailand
Job published: 2022-01-13
Job ID: 99378
Contact name: Orraphan Wanitchakham

Job Description

Our client is a coconut-based product manufacturer, producing coconut water, coconut snack drinks, and dairy-free coconut yoghurt.

Job Descriptions:

  • Handling procuring the direct materials such as Fruits, Fresh products or the food sector.
  • Purchasing raw ingredients and raw materials per production plan.
  • Coordinating delivery plan with suppliers, production and internal supply chain to meet the production plan.
  • Entertaining regular communication with suppliers and securing a mutually beneficial, long term business relationship.
  • Monitoring the company’s Fair-Trade performance as a buyer and addressing any concerns to ensure compliance with the Fair For Life standards.
  • Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating with contracts.
  • Defining and maintaining metrics supporting the analysis of the market drivers and trends.
  • Preparing KPIs to monitor department and suppliers’ performance.
  • Preparing certification audits. Always ensure good traceability of all purchases.
  • Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.
  • Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports.

Job Qualifications:

  • At least 2 – 5 years of work experience from the fresh fruits or food sector, having worked within a similar role, with fruit and farming knowledge, network, and an understanding of the seasonal effect.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain or Business Administration or any related field.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including remote support on weekends in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexible and creative in problem-solving.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills with the ability to negotiate costs and contracts.
  • Thai as a native language, able to communicate well in English
  • Valid driving license and own car