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Procurement Support Team Member

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Argyll and Bute
£30k to £32k Neg Doe
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Protea Recruitment is excited to work with a rapidly expanding food manufacturer looking for support within its procurement team on a hybrid basis. We are looking for individuals with experience working within a procurement team, preferably with Food Manufacturing experience, but FMCG is essential. 

Job Title: Procurement Support Team Member

Salary:  £28k to £32k Neg Doe

Shifts: Monday to Friday, Hybrid options available

The role - Please note that all qualifying candidates will receive a full and detailed job description. 

The ideal candidate will oversee identifying and fulfilling the company's material requirements, including items like packaging, films, and plastics. They will establish and maintain strong supplier relationships, negotiating optimal prices, minimum order quantities, and delivery schedules. Furthermore, they will handle requisition processing and keep the team informed about order statuses and any supply chain risks.

This position includes coordinating end-of-month stock takes and preparing valuations for the finance department. The candidate will ensure continuous material availability by utilising a rolling forecast and aligning procurement with fiscal year goals. Collaborating with various departments is essential for maintaining smooth operations and a thorough understanding of business needs.

Responsibilities also include updating inventory systems, keeping precise records, and managing stock levels to avoid shortages, especially with long lead times. The candidate will organize international shipments, track orders to guarantee timely delivery, and manage critical tasks and urgent stock requirements through to completion, including the status of goods received notes. Exceptional attention to detail is a key requirement for this role.

Key Requirements

  • Full UK rights to work status is essential for this role.
  • Food/ FMCG manufacturing experience is essential.
  • Ability to work on-site 3 days per week is preferred.

For more information about this vacancy, please apply today

Lead Recruiter: Gareth Steedman


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


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Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
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