Buying Manager, Hertfordshire

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
Attractive salary plus excellent benefits package
Posted
11 Oct 2019
Closes
08 Nov 2019
Ref
HLJ895241
Contact
Hannah Jackson
Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


A great opportunity to join an entrepreneurial food business at an exciting time of growth.

My client is a long-established food business supplying food manufacturers, retailers, restaurants and wholesalers with high quality food and ingredients products.

They are now looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to ensure that the business continues to deliver against company and customer objectives. Reporting into Board level and managing a small team you'll develop and implement the procurement strategy whilst developing and maintaining long term strategic supplier relationships.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Ongoing management of all purchasing activity
  • Monitor key product markets ensuring you are feeding back to the commercial team
  • Managing relationships and negotiating at a senior and strategic level
  • Source and partner with key suppliers
  • Work closely with Technical and Commercial to source new and alternative products
  • Provide leadership and manage a high performing team


The successful professional will need previous food procurement experience, with strong knowledge of managing a European supply base. You'll be a strategic thinker who sets challenging goals with self-motivation and the ability to work well under pressure.

To apply send your details through to me today.

Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778 REF. HLJ895241

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