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Procurement Manager, Food Manufacturing, Lake District

Employer
Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Location
Cumbria
Salary
Up to £60000 per annum
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details



Greenfield procurement opportunity for an experienced food industry procurement professional.

This is a great opportunity for a high calibre, strategic procurement professional to join a thriving, growing food manufacturing business.

My client is a leading food manufacturing business with a strong heritage and a solid track record of growth. I'm looking for an ambitious Procurement Manager with progressive experience within a food manufacturing environment and a strong background in strategic sourcing, planning, NPD procurement, stakeholder management, and supplier development. You will need a category management approach to sourcing and have real "hands-on" experience with very strong supplier development and stakeholder management skills.

You'll be responsible for improving costs, service, quality, and delivering innovation. The role with encompass sourcing and negotiating a varied range of ingredients and packaging, ensuring innovation and cost value to all areas of procurement.

You'll work very closely with Technical, Commercial, Product Development, and Supply Chain teams. It's a fast-paced environment and you'll need to have outstanding negotiations skills and excellent communication skills. Strong commercial acumen is essential and we're looking for someone who is a real self-starter with strong project management skills.

Flexible working is available for this role, however it is envisaged you would need to be onsite at least three days a week in the Lake District.

This role offers you the ability to shape and deliver your Procurement strategy and to really inform and influence the business plan moving forward.

In return you'll receive an attractive salary, car and benefits package dependent on experience.

Don't delay, send your details through to me today.

REF. HLJ45840

Company

Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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