CPA Recruitment

Purchasing Manager

Up to £60k
26 Feb 2019
26 Mar 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Purchasing Manager

Up to £60k


Ref – FMW38239


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 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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