West London, London
£55000 - £70000 per annum
8 months ago
Procurement Manager - Ingredients/Food
Our client is a dynamic and forward-thinking business who are based across multiple sites on a global basis. They are current seeking an experienced individual who has a strong background of Purchasing on a global basis, across Food/ Packaging.
The successful candidate will have the ability to operate effectively within a flexible, fast-paced, environment.
Develop and execute category strategies following the category management principles.
Negotiate and execute contracts in line with guidelines and category management principles, and negotiate best route to market
Develop and select suppliers, working closely to ensure value ad and cost efficiencies
Work with Product Management Team to ensure complaints are resolved quickly and NPD items are delivered on time
Work to reduce the total cost and generate sustained value in a spend category while maintaining or improving quality and service levels
Working as part of a team you will ensure correct prioritisation of projects to ensure overall department and company objectives are met
Work with suppliers to improve relationships and deliver efficiencies
Conduct regular visits to suppliers and processors to become an expert in the product area and ensure delivery of continuous improvement
Build strong relationships and strengthen communication with internal and external stakeholders
You ideally have experience of Purchasing, Food/Ingredients and have experience of packaging
You will have drive and determination and be able to influence stakeholders with ease
In this role there is opportunity for development, so a keenness to develop and grow in the business is key
A strong background in strategic sourcing, ideally on a global basis