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Senior Procurement Manager.




£70,000 - £80,000 + benefits

Job reference: ES/TNT/PMC

Posted 14 days ago

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Location: East Midlands/Staffordshire

Role Overview: Reporting to the Commercial Director, as Procurement Manager you will lead the procurement team to deliver value to the business and build relationships with the wider supplier network.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Being responsible for various packaging and food ingredient categories across the business, covering spend of up to £50m.
  • Developing and managing the categories and being a key driver in challenging how they do things, as well as project execution.
  • Working closely with all functions including Commercial, Marketing and the site team to identify and secure long term value generation, alongside suppliers, whilst protecting the business from risk exposure and establishing a sustainable supply chain.
  • Developing strategies to identify significant bottom-line cost savings, and introducing company-wide best practices to maximise value. You will also ensure that the supply base accurately reflects the business needs and priorities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Able to demonstrate previous experience in Procurement or as a Category Buyer/Manager, within the Food and Drink industry, ideally with experience of extracting innovation from the supply chain.
  • Able to demonstrate a proven track record for delivering sustainable and consistent value improvement projects.
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of successfully building relationships with and engaging key stakeholders in category strategy development and implementation.
  • CIPS qualification Level 6 would be desirable.

Application Process:

If you're interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided quoting reference ES/TNT/PMC.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applicants.