Procurement/Purchasing Manager - FMCG

St Albans
Excellent + benefits
03 Jan 2019
03 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Procurement/Purchasing Manager - FMCG

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Non - Food

Location:  Hitchen/Hertford/St Albans/Watford/Hemel Hempstead/Stevenage

Salary: Excellent + benefits

My client is a globally recognised brand and is the largest player in its field.

With a real emphasis on people development and determined strategic growth they are now looking to recruit an ambitious and talented Procurement Manager to help articulate and define the future strategy for their core categories. They truly are a company who strive to be the best in all they do and are an exciting business to work for!

The Candidate:

  • We’re looking for a graduate calibre Procurement Manager, preferably MCIPS qualified and being from a Food/Drink/Ingredients/Foodservice or Food retail background is essential.
  • You’ll have a strong track record as a Procurement Manager in non-food categories, managing a multi-million pound spend along with superb commercial awareness
  • You must be driven and ambitious as there are fantastic global career opportunities available for successful individuals.
  • Being internationally mobile would be highly beneficial,
  • You’ll have a passion for what you do and always deliver to the very highest standards. You work with openness, honesty, and integrity.
  • You need a demonstrated track record of strong negotiating performance and high level analytical problem solving business skills.

             The Role:

  • You will report to the Supply Chain Director and as a key member of the team you will strive to deliver the business’s growth strategy and the goals in support of the development of world class performance and facilities.  
  • As Procurement Manager for non-food categories and equipment, you will implement purchasing strategies to achieve continuous improvement and competitive advantage across all suppliers.
  • You will continually investigate and recommend new and comparable materials, techniques, etc. that may increase the Company’s systems profitability, productivity and effectiveness.
  • Keeping abreast of market trends and commodity information is an essential part of this role. 
  • You will work and liaise closely with Marketing/Finance and Commercial teams to prioritise needs and ensure full operational understanding.

To apply for this exciting opportunity with this leading business, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref EH/PMNF to our retained consultant Emma Hanson or call  Emma on 07792 465955 for a confidential discussion.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs