Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food and Drink

Silven Recruitment Posted 29/01/2020
  • Hitchen/Hertford/St Albans/Watford/Hemel Hempstead/Stevenage
  • + benefits
  • Excellent
  • EH/PMNF

The Opportunity

Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food and Drink

 

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Procurement/Purchasing Manager

Location:  Hitchen/Hertford/St Albans/Watford/Hemel Hempstead/Stevenage

Salary: Excellent + benefits

 

My client is a globally recognised brand and is the largest player in its field.

With a real emphasis on people development and determined strategic growth they are now looking to recruit an ambitious and talented Procurement Manager to help articulate and define the future strategy for their core categories. They truly are a company who strive to be the best in all they do and are an exciting business to work for!

 

The Candidate:

 

  • We’re looking for a graduate calibre Procurement Manager, preferably MCIPS qualified and being from a Food/Drink/Ingredients/Foodservice or Food retail background is essential.
  • You’ll have a strong track record as a Procurement Manager, managing a multi-million pound spend along with superb commercial awareness
  • You must be driven and ambitious as there are fantastic global career opportunities available for successful individuals.
  • Being internationally mobile would be highly beneficial,
  • You’ll have a passion for what you do and always deliver to the very highest standards. You work with openness, honesty, and integrity.
  • You need a demonstrated track record of strong negotiating performance and devising and implementing category strategy.

 

The Role:

 

  • As a key member of the Supply Chain team you will strive to deliver the business’s growth strategy and the goals in support of the development of world class performance and facilities.
  • As Procurement Manager, you will implement purchasing strategies to achieve continuous improvement and competitive advantage across all suppliers.
  • You will continually investigate and recommend new and comparable materials, techniques, etc. that may increase the Company’s systems profitability, productivity and effectiveness.
  • Keeping abreast of market trends and commodity information is an essential part of this role.
  • You will work and liaise closely with Marketing/Finance and Commercial teams to prioritise needs and ensure full operational understanding.

 

To apply for this exciting opportunity with this leading business , please send a copy of your CV quoting ref EH/PMNF to emma.hanson@ silven.co. uk  or call  Emma on 0161 832 7463 for a confidential discussion.