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The Role

This role is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join a growing business, taking full responsibility for procurement. The individual will be required to work closely with multiple departments within the business and report directly into senior management. The role will be diverse from day-to-day and will require an individual with relevant experience in the manufacturing sector, who can work closely with our team to carefully manage ongoing projects.

Key Accountabilities:

Responsibility for Ingredients and Packaging sourcing and replenishment

Expediting materials to fit the production schedule where required

Update and maintain the internal ERP system including Vendor details and pricing

Check and report any delivery and/or price discrepancies

Monitor supplier performance

Work closely with other departments at all levels

Identify and deliver savings initiatives and maximise benefits from leveraging spend

Obtain competitive quotes for products on request

Place purchase orders for stock items and internal requisitions

Accurately report on a range of topics and communicate to all stakeholders

Efficiently manage contracts including commercial negotiations & SLAs

Cultural Fit:

Have the personal presence and influencing skills to manage all levels within the business

To be professionally confident and have an immediate impact with the internal team and external customers

Strong and confident manager who can manage performance issues within the team quickly and in a positive manner

Can hit the ground running and be confident to implement change quickly

Experience and Skills

Minimum of 3 years purchasing/buying experience within the food manufacturing sector is essential

Full understanding of the NPD/artwork process from concept through to launch

Good understanding of packaging materials, cutter guide generation and design concepts

Excellent analytical and communication skills

Strong negotiator

CIPS or similar qualification would be beneficial

Ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure

Use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel etc) & SAP

Job Type: Full-time


Procurement: 3 years (Required)

Diploma of Higher Education (Preferred

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