Procurement Manager

  • Job Reference: 1367129941-2
  • Date Posted: 21 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Barclay Meade
  • Location: Bosham, Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

International food producer require a Procurement Manager. Applicants need procurement experience within the Food industry and ideally have sourced raw materials and ingredients. The Procurement Manager will lead a team of 4.

Reporting into a Group Procurement Director the Procurement Manager will be responsible for ensuring good quality raw materials are sourced and delivered to the factory in a timely fashion. The role has 4 direct reports.

Specific duties of the Procurement Manager include:

  • Lead, support, develop and coach a procurement team of planners and administrators
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers
  • Work with Procurement Director develop procurement strategies across direct food raw materials
  • Review supplier and raw materials specs
  • Drive supplier performance and manage supplier relationships
  • Support NPD activities from a procurement perspective

Procurement Manager applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Procurement or Supply Chain experience in the Food industry
  • Previous experience in the procurement of food raw materials and ingredients
  • Ability to manage, lead and develop a team
  • Stakeholder skills
  • Positive, out-going, self-starter