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Purchasing Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
£45000 - £50000 per year Bonus, H/C, Pension
Closing date
21 Oct 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Packaging

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Procurement/Purchasing Manager

Location:  Northamptonshire

Salary: 45-50k , Bonus + Excellent Benefits ,

Flexible -Working from Home 3 days a week/ 2 days office


As with all market leading FMCG companies,  our client is operating in an ever-changing market environment, and they are keen to recruit a super talented Purchasing Manager with a considerable knowledge of the packaging industry (both in the UK & overseas) and ideally within the food/fmcg manufacturing industry.

As Purchasing Manager ,you will be key to ensure their supply base, needs & cost base is ‘fit for the future’. This is a huge opportunity to drive change in categories that are seen as the ‘life blood’ of their  business. Up for a new challenge ? They are waiting to interview you !

The Candidate:


  • We’re looking for a graduate calibre Procurement Manager, preferably MCIPS qualified and being from a Packaging 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 driven and ambitious as there are 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 Purchasing 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 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 MC 9815 consultant Maxime Cable or call her on 07792 465247 for a confidential discussion.








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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