Procurement Planner – Food Manufacturing - Kent

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Kent
  • Job Type: Purchasing/Procurement
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c25K
  • Date Posted: 13/09/2023
  • Expiry Date: 20/10/2023

Procurement Planner – Food Manufacturing


Job Title: Procurement Planner

Location: Kent

Salary: c25K

Shift Pattern: Tue-Sat, 8am-5pm


The Role:

  • Verifying supply orders, top ups and raising any identified issues with relevant Buyers.
  • Requirement to travel within the UK and overseas. This includes travel to other Company or off-site meeting locations from time to time – expenses paid for.
  • Managing raw material rejections and arranging replacement stock for customer orders.
  • Processing Production orders, ensuring correct rates are paid to factory for production.
  • Ensure all consignments are correctly set up on the system according to relevant protocols.
  • That all invoices are processed in a timely fashion and with due attention to the claim’s tracker.

The Candidate:

  • Computer Literate – Excel proficiency is essential and at ease with IT software.
  • Previous experience in a Procurement role for the Food industry or FMCG is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build effective working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Good communication skills and fluent in both spoken and written English.
  • Self-organised approach and ability to plan a workload and support other team members.

The Company:

  • A well-established company operating with the food manufacturing industry who has seen continuous growth across the years allowing for career progression.
  • A great company culture with a close-knit team that values learning and development.


If you are interested in hearing more about this role, then contact me on 0161 832 7463 or email Jodie directly at quoting reference JE/14100.