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Procurement Manager

Henderson Brown
£50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Closing date
27 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job title: Procurement Manager
Location: Cheshire
Salary: £50,000-£60,000pa plus package

We are looking for a talented and senior team member to be based in Cheshire for a large food supplier. The right candidate will set up and build a purchasing department meeting the businesses growing needs. Commercially astute, problem solving and strategic thinking skills will all be called upon on in this new and demanding role requiring the individual to undertake international travel and demonstrate a level of self authority. The forming of lasting relationships and conveying of complex commercial concerns between suppliers and end customer is key to delivering in this role.

The successful candidate will be expected to be able to demonstrate the building of successful long term relationships with suppliers and service providers, understanding the complete supply chain, mitigating the risk and costs associated.

Working closely internally with departments the role will generate and deliver a year on year programme of Continued Cost Improvements, aligned with the end customers' expectations. Further, liaising with the internal Finance, operations, logistics and customer services teams the successful candidate will also be expected to manage currency risks, set and manage sensible stock holding levels and ensure production and customer order lead time demands are met.

You will have a proven track record of international procurement in food and be able to demonstrate lateral thinking and strong negotiating skills. CIPS is desirable but not essential however experience in negotiating and tendering large volume product categories is important.

In return our client is offering an attractive package and an opportunity to challenge and stretch the offering for their customers.

Get in touch with Henderson Brown to find out more.


Henderson Brown are an established recruitment consultancy business which specialises in recruiting across all disciplines within: Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Fresh Produce and Horticulture.

Founded in 2009, the business is based in Peterborough and offers headhunting, advertised selection and database recruitment for their clients depending on the needs and requirements of the role.

If you are looking for individuals or potential companies to work for within the food and fresh produce sectors please give us a call on 01733 235111 or contact us at

Contact Us
  • Number 10 The Forum
  • Minerva Business Park
  • Peterborough
  • PE2 6FT
  • GB
  • 01733 235111
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