Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food & Drink

Employer
Silven Recruitment Limited
Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
£75000 - £85000 per year + Benefits
Closing date
7 Aug 2021

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Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food & Drink

 

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager

Location:  Buckinghamshire

Salary: £75k - £85K + benefits

 

The Candidate:

 

  • We’re looking for a graduate calibre Procurement Manager, preferably MCIPS qualified and being from a Food/Drink/Ingredients/Foodservice or Food retail background is essential.
  • You’ll have a strong track record as a Procurement Manager, managing a multi-million pound spend along with superb commercial awareness.
  • You must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the inter-relationships of commodity markets.
  • You must be driven and ambitious as there are fantastic career opportunities available for successful individuals.
  • You’ll have a passion for what you do and always deliver to the very highest standards. You work with openness, honesty, and integrity.
  • You need a demonstrated track record of strong negotiating performance and high level analytical problem solving business skills.

 

The Role:

 

  • You will report to the Head of Supply Chain and Procurement and as a key member of the team you will strive to deliver the business’s growth strategy and the goals in support of the development of world class performance and facilities.
  • As Senior Procurement Manager you will implement purchasing strategies to achieve continuous improvement and competitive advantage across all suppliers.
  • Additional engagement with European partners and supply chain leads to focus on regional/local spend items leveraging cost improvement and efficiency savings for European partners including supply to the UK.
  • You will continually investigate and recommend new and comparable materials, techniques, etc. that may increase the Company’s systems profitability, productivity and effectiveness.
  • Keeping abreast of market trends and commodity information is an essential part of this role.
  • You will work and liaise closely with Marketing/Finance and Commercial teams to prioritise needs and ensure full operational understanding.

 

To apply for this exciting opportunity with this leading business , please send a copy of your CV quoting ref EH/SPMB to Emma Hanson or call  Emma on 0161 832 7463 for a confidential discussion.

Company

The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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Telephone
0845 0036872
Location
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Manchester
M2 4DW
GB

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