Purchasing Manager - Park Royal area, London

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Park Royal area, London
  • Job Type: Purchasing/Procurement
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive salary of approximately £40k, commensurate with experience
  • Date Posted: 18/03/2024
  • Expiry Date: 19/04/2024

Position: Purchasing Manager

Location: Park Royal area, with occasional travel required

Company: A small company operating in the food manufacturing industry, renowned for its high-quality products.


  • Oversee all aspects of procurement and purchasing activities for the business.
  • Develop and implement procurement strategies to ensure cost-effective sourcing of raw materials, ingredients, and packaging materials.
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers, negotiating favorable terms and pricing agreements.
  • Monitor market trends and supplier performance to identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.
  • Collaborate with production and inventory teams to optimize inventory levels and ensure timely delivery of materials.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and quality standards in sourcing and purchasing activities.
  • Manage a purchasing team, providing guidance and support to achieve departmental objectives.


  • Proven experience in purchasing and procurement within the food manufacturing industry.
  • Strong negotiation skills with a track record of securing favorable terms and pricing from suppliers.
  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain management principles and procurement best practices.
  • Ability to analyze market trends and supplier performance data to inform purchasing decisions.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and quality standards in the food industry.
  • Leadership experience, with the ability to manage and motivate a team.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary: Competitive salary of approximately £40k, commensurate with experience.


If you meet the requirements for this role and are interested in applying, please send your CV to Siobhan.irvine@silven.co.uk, or call on 0161 832 7463, citing job reference SI/16098.