Head of Procurement

08 Feb 2018
08 Mar 2018
Carole Hearn
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Location: Lancashire

Salary - excellent salary and benefits

Reference: CH/3487

Head of Procurement

I am currently looking for a Head of Procurement who has previous experience in Food Manufacturing environment. The role is with a very entrepreneurial food manufacturer who produce own label and branded products.

The Company:
  • Award winning products
  • Multisite business
  • A business with huge potential

The company's award winning products has a remarkable history of achievement. You'll be working with products close to your heart for a business that keep on growing. Not only will you be able to enjoy working for company, you will get the chance to really build and make the role your own.

This business has been established for 20 years and is growing year on year. They are currently investing and have their sight set on being number one in their category. Who wouldn't want to work there?

The Role:
  • Procurement
  • Supply
  • Cost

As Head of Procurement, you will review all procurement across the business identifying cost savings and efficiencies. In addition, you will ensure that strategic material and planning processes are in place to ensure that orders are fulfilled.

As well as this, you will lead contract negotiations for all raw material and packaging contracts and manage relationships. A hands on role it will be up to you to build a small team and take the department to the next level.

Finally, you will get to work for a company who are truly passionate about what they do.

What You Get;

To work for a company that is growing year on year and make a real name for yourself. An opportunity for your role to evolve as the business grows.

The Candidate:
  • Procurement and supply management experience
  • Food Manufacturing ideally within commodities
  • Team Player

You will have experience of importing including import duties/tariffs. Must have delivered demonstrable savings within your previous role. Flexibility to go above and beyond your job role in terms of working with other departments and helping.

You will have passion for food and manufacturing and the ability to take the role and build relationships with suppliers.

Be a team player, proactive, pragmatic and results driven - you'll settle in the business perfectly.

Next steps…

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send me your CV with CH/3487 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463 (work) / 07792466140(mobile), and I'll be more than happy to have a chat and give you more information!

Not for you? That's ok! Maybe you know someone who would be suitable for this position? Pass them the link. Alternatively, if you are seeking your next opportunity in the North West/North Wales, drop me an email. Other vacancies available!

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