Procurement Manager

DR Newitt
Greater Manchester
Upto £60,000 + 20% Bonus + Health Insurance
17 Jul 2019
17 Aug 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Purchasing Manager

I’m currently working with a fantastic business who supply branded products and food ingredients into retailers and restaurants as well as manufacturing bespoke recipes for use in the foodservice sector. They’re a family business with a great reputation throughout.

As part of their ambitious growth plans, they are looking to recruit a Procurement Manager. This is an exciting new role which will play a pivotal part in their future success.

Key Responsibilities:

Role Objectives                         

  • Sourcing, negotiating, purchasing, ordering and successful delivery & acceptance of ingredients, packaging and consumables, supplier account management & purchasing cost improvements
  • Review, challenge and improve costs across all raw ingredients, packaging & consumables
  • Track and report key metrics to reduce expenditure and improve profit margins
  • Lead the charge and set a new standard for responsible production:
  • Reduction of plastic packaging usage, with particular emphasis on branded packaging
  • Reduction of virgin plastic usage 
  • Explore alternative environmental projects
  • Responsible for arranging consistent and permissible logistics and haulier services – Point of communication for if action is required
  • Manage stock levels of raws, packaging and consumables both at headquarters and external storage facilities

This is a fantastic opportunity with a great, reputable business with unrivalled career progression opportunities. The salary for the role is up to £60,000 and in addition there is a performance related bonus of up to 20% (£12,000), Health Insurance, 25 days holiday + 8 bank + your birthday off!

If this role sounds of interest, don’t delay in sending your application! You can apply via this advert or email your CV to My contact number is 0161 833 0181.

Job Titles: Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Buying Manager, Head of Procurement, Head of Purchasing, Head of Buying