Working in a well known large blue chip business, producing a range of high quality chilled ready meals for a major retail customer this is a truly exciting career opportunity. Part of a multi-sited food manufacturing group, our client is a progressive, innovative and highly adaptive business with a real passion for food. They offer career development in the truest sense and are considered to be investors in people.
Reporting to the Supply Chain and Logistics Director you will be responsible for the completion of NPD and value engineering projects, liaising between development, purchasing and suppliers. You will source and develop new raw materials and ensure technical and development parameters through supplier visits, presentations and recommendations. Evaluating costs and monitoring market trends you will have excellent market knowledge and work alongside internal departments and suppliers to ensure quality and cost effective products.
With a background in the purchasing field, you will be a degree educated professional with excellent communication and negotiation skills. You will be hands on person with good organisation skills and IT literate.