Procurement Category Manager (Part Time)

b3 jobs
South Coast / South West UK
£34,000 pro rata
11 Aug 2017
25 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Procurement Category Manager (Part Time)

Job ref: 61274 | £34,000 pro rata | South Coast / South West UK

The company

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an innovative and dedicated manufacturer who strives to design and produce products of the highest quality. A well-know brand, the products can be found in several major retailers throughout the UK as well as online.

The job

As Procurement Category Manager, you will be part of a talented team which manages suppliers within a category management based framework. The company is a fast paced, growing and principal based business that requires experts to support the corporate strategy through delivering operational excellence, innovation, sustainable best cost pricing and proactive risk management.

You will manage, from a procurement perspective, any NPD development with new and existing suppliers, be the main contact between internal contacts and supplier, getting the best possible cost for the business, budget and manage current cost prices and deliver margin improvements, inquire, write & negotiate contracts for the range of products with existing suppliers and work towards continuous improvement within the procurement function by researching and proposing new ways of working.

Your experience

You will possess a solid procurement/purchasing track record within the FMCG industry, most preferably food manufacturing. You will have direct procurement experiencer, proven supplier relationship management skills, knowledge of cost control and improvement together with project management experience and working with complex supply chains. You will also ideally be CIPS qualified or currently training towards.

More details

The Procurement Category Manager job is based in the South Coast / South West UK region and is paying £34,000 pro rata (approximately £20,400 per annum). This is a part time position working Wednesday to Friday, however this can be flexible to suit the post-holder. This is also a 1 year maternity cover contract commencing in November 2017.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Procurement Category Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Etienne Robinson-Sivyer, quoting job reference 61274.

What happens next

After applying for this job, I will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

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