Our Client is an ambitious and expanding business who are now looking to recruit a Purchasing Manager to join their team based at their food manufacturing facility.
In this role of Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for both the direct and indirect suppliers and will apply robust methods to ensure you are achieving the best price and service at all times.
You will set up and manage tender processes as well as renegotiating existing contracts. To support this you will regularly source and benchmark products against other suppliers and will monitor their ongoing performance via KPI’s.
Working closely with other departments you will facilitate new materials into the business and collaborate with NPD to do this and ensure the right products are available as required. You will also look at non- conformances and work with the suppliers to root cause and analyse these to eradicate them.
You will be given the autonomy to take ownership of the supplier base and as such there will be a number of quick wins and areas for immediate improvement well as then taking a more strategic overview.
The ideal candidate will already be a buyer within a Food manufacturer purchasing Raw Materials/ingredients. You should be driven, highly motivated and enjoy problem solving as well as constantly looking for new ways of working and most definitely a big team player. Remuneration on this position is £30k - £35k If you would like to be considered then please forward your details asap via the link below.