Procurement Director

10 Apr 2018
08 May 2018
John Pollard
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Procurement Director

Location: Norfolk

Salary - Excellent Salary , Car allowance, Bonus, Healthcare , Shares potential, Relocation Assistance

Reference: mc3743

I am currently looking for a Procurement Director who has previous experience in a chilled Food Manufacturing environment ideally fish/seafood or meat. The role is with a very entrepreneurial food manufacturer who are seeking to recruit a talented individual to head up their Procurement Team, this is a brand-new role and real opportunity to make a difference.

The Company:
  • Award winning products and leading innovators within their category
  • A successful growing 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 keeps 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
  • Developing the team and the systems to sustain them through their current growth and beyond

As Procurement Director, you will shape and review all procurement strategy across the business including 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 specialist (CIPS qualification preferred)
  • Food Manufacturing ideally fish, seafood or meat
  • Experience of growing and developing procurement teams and systems

You will have experience of importing including import duties/tariffs. Must have delivered demonstrable savings within your previous role and have a real passion for what you do.

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 quoting mc3743 as a subject or give me a call on 07792 465247 (mobile), and I'll be more than happy to have a chat and give you more information!

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