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Assistant Procurement Manager

Employer
The People Co.
Location
Croydon (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£45k-£50k per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client based in Surrey are searching for a new Assistant Procurement Manager to join their business in a newly created and exciting role. 

Job Role
The Assistant Procurement Manager will work closely with key stakeholders, building strong relationships and identifying new opportunities for our client. 

Requirements
•    Procure our fresh produce from importers (this includes identifying fresh fruit that matches quality standards)
•    Negotiating prices and developing relationships with suppliers
•    Make stock entries for both direct and market purchases
•    Daily stock count to derive closing stock position, identify shorts and longs in stock position
•    Cooperate with Quality Control, Production and manage wastage: Before, during and after production you must respond to or communicate quality issues identified by yourself and the production team. 
•    Provide feedback to help the Procurement Manager negotiate credit notes if required
•    Organise invoice and delivery notes for processing/approval
•    Monitor and control stock of packaging, accessory and warehouse stock – Biweekly
•    Supervise the forward buying, and other tasks, for London hub when the Procurement Manger is on annual leave
•    Report on a weekly basis during our meeting KPIs, fruit quality and other, procurement related aspects
•    Liaise with the Regional Managers regarding fruit mix, prices and fruit volumes

Personal Profile 
•    Fresh produce procurement experience (2-3 years)
•    Energetic and driven 
•    Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) to have the ability to negotiate cost prices, discuss quality issues with suppliers and build relationships
•    Attention to detail and willingness to strive for excellence in producing a consistently high-quality product
•    Possess a “hands-on” nature and team spirit
•    Ability to receive “constructive feedback” on quality issues and act quickly to resolve them
•    Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
•    Experience of driving a van
•    Forklift driving experience (not essential)

Hours 
Monday – Friday 5:30am-1:30pm

Ref Code: FMW41437

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.
 

Company

CPA Recruitment rebrands as The People Co.

CPA Recruitment has rebranded as The People Co., putting people directly at the heart of its brand.

Established in 1987, The People Co. is an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

Spanning the UK, Europe and North America, the business works with start-ups through to established multinationals, from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level.

The People Co.’s focus, structure, client base, People and locations remain the same as before.

people co

Our Story

Resourcing solutions. Sounds a bit impersonal, doesn't it? That's just not how we role; at The People Co., we're all about people!

Can we help our clients fill their job vacancies? Absolutely.

Can we help our job candidates find the right job? You bet we can.

We’re an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

From our offices in the UK and North America, we work locally and globally with clients from start-ups to established multinationals. And with candidates from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level. All of this is underpinned by our 36 years’ heritage in providing a flexible, bespoke service.

Areas our People cover

From beginning to end, we cover roles across the whole food and consumer goods supply chain. Our team of People - dedicated sector specialists - really know their onions and many have experience of working in the industry themselves.

As well as covering mature areas of the market, we ensure we’re on top of emerging areas, so we can support clients as best we can.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 8203 1000
Location
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
Watford
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD24 7AE
GB

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