CPA Recruitment

Purchasing Manager

Location
Devon
Salary
Up to £60k
Posted
26 Feb 2019
Closes
26 Mar 2019
Ref
FMW38239
Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Purchasing Manager

Up to £60k

Devon

Ref – FMW38239

Company

An established and successful business experiencing recent growth and investment.  Suppliers of specialist ingredients into further manufacturing and retailers, sourced from high quality producers around the world.

Key Accountabilities

  • To negotiate and manage competitive supply and service contracts on an international level
  • Provide market analysis information to key stakeholders
  • Manage the purchasing budget
  • Build and develop key strategic supplier relationships
  • Manage sales forecasts and purchasing requirements against our rolling forecasts
  • Liaise directly with the Business Development team and align purchasing activity
  • Project manage a review of the purchasing function and agree objectives
  • Develop a purchasing strategy for 2019
  • Manage ongoing contract balances and supply positions
  • Attend trade conferences

 

 

Personal Profile

  • Industry related experience, (beverages, flavours or juices)
  • A levels / Degree in a relevant subject or related experience
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Resilient and able to deliver under pressure
  • Solutions orientated and target driven
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Excellent IT skills (must have in-depth experience of SAP)
  • Extensive working knowledge of buying department systems and procedures
  • Strong team player
  • Able to travel internationally to meet suppliers

Ref Code: FMW38239

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention Jon Hemming-Nash to jon.hemming-nash @cparecruitment.com or call 020 8203 1000.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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