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Purchasing Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
Park Royal area, London
Competitive salary of approximately £40k, commensurate with experience
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Production, Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Position: Purchasing Manager

Location: Park Royal area, with occasional travel required

Company: A small company operating in the food manufacturing industry, renowned for its high-quality products.



  • Oversee all aspects of procurement and purchasing activities for the business.
  • Develop and implement procurement strategies to ensure cost-effective sourcing of raw materials, ingredients, and packaging materials.
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers, negotiating favorable terms and pricing agreements.
  • Monitor market trends and supplier performance to identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.
  • Collaborate with production and inventory teams to optimize inventory levels and ensure timely delivery of materials.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and quality standards in sourcing and purchasing activities.
  • Manage a purchasing team, providing guidance and support to achieve departmental objectives.


  • Proven experience in purchasing and procurement within the food manufacturing industry.
  • Strong negotiation skills with a track record of securing favorable terms and pricing from suppliers.
  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain management principles and procurement best practices.
  • Ability to analyze market trends and supplier performance data to inform purchasing decisions.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and quality standards in the food industry.
  • Leadership experience, with the ability to manage and motivate a team.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary: Competitive salary of approximately £40k, commensurate with experience.


If you meet the requirements for this role and are interested in applying, please send your CV to, or call on 0161 832 7463, citing job reference SI/16098.


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.

Company info
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW

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