A growing multinational organisation providing high quality branded and own label products across the UK and several international markets wish to recruit a commercially driven Senior Purchasing Manager. They pride themselves on their customer focus, integrity and team working capabilities.
- You will be responsible for delivering a substantial purchasing spend through your team to maximise value for money through developing value added supplier relationships and practices.
- You will design and deliver the sourcing strategy for the product range and work closely with stakeholders.
- You will proactively pursue supply channels which will add value to business performance and provide opportunities to reduce costs without compromising quality.
- The desire to drive purchasing practices forward by constructively challenging, reviewing and improving supplier performance is important.
- You will encourage your team to identify and recommend new products and lead the development of new initiatives that will benefit customers and consumers.
- With extensive purchasing experience in the Food Industry, you will be motivated by having the autonomy to deliver as an individual and through your team.
- You will ideally have broad purchasing skills across multiple categories and direct experience of buying grocery products.
- You will be able to demonstrate a passionate approach utilising sound commercial acumen and clear initiative to inspire suppliers.
- A self motivated individual with a high level of integrity you can calmly react to unexpected business demands to achieve the desired results.
- You will need to be flexible to travel on occasion.
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