Greencore Group

Group Sourcing Subject Matter Expert

Barlborough, Chesterfield
12 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Mr Robin Mukerjee
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

We are looking to appoint a Group Sourcing SME to deliver commercial projects and technical competitive edge through excellence in the management and coordination of the Greencore supply base. The successful candidate will have a technical and/or commercial background with expert knowledge of cooked protein. An understanding of lean manufacturing would be advantageous.

Package description


Main responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the Group purchasing team to optimise cost and the efficient supply of raw materials whilst retaining technical functionality
  • Map and assess the supply chain, identifying areas for consolidation and enhancement, whilst working with purchasing to maximise visibility, integrity and quality
  • Create and communicate protocols aligned with technical innovation strategy with site purchasing teams and suppliers to establish best practice for testing and validation
  • Undertake regular supplier reviews to support the audit team, identify opportunities to improve performance in the quality of the raw material
  • Customer liaison in response to key supply chains and working group and codes of practice
  • Monitor Group Departmental KPI’s adjusting activities to ensure targets are achieved through site & supplier support
  • Ensure that a safe working environment exists for all employees and that as a minimum the department meets the standards set out in the SHE policy
Ideal candidate
  • Degree level or equivalent substantial food manufacturing experience
  • Expert technical knowledge of cooked protein
  • Lean manufacturing knowledge
  • Advanced Food Hygiene level 4
  • Level 3 HACCP certified
  • Lead Assessor qualified
  • Retailer liaison knowledge and experience
  • Food Legislation and legal knowledge
  • Direct knowledge/ experience of integrated supply chains
  • Knowledge of retailer policies
About the company

Greencore Group is a fast growing, international convenience food leader, having doubled our sales over the past 5 years. We’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.

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