Greencore Group

Group Produce Ingredient Specialist (SME)

19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Mr Robin Mukerjee
Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to appoint a Produce Ingredient Specialist to deliver the technical competitive edge and supply chain integrity through excellence in the management and coordination of the Greencore supply base

Package description


Main responsibilities
  • Map and assess the supply chain, identifying areas for consolidation and enhancement, whilst working with purchasing to maximise visibility, integrity and quality
  • Collaborate with the Group purchasing team to optimise cost and the efficient supply of raw materials whilst retaining technical functionality
  • Monitor Group Departmental KPI’s adjusting activities to ensure targets are achieved through site & supplier support
  • Document and update all relevant category supply chains to enable rapid responses to issues with legislative and customer policies, providing a single point of contact for the Group
  • Create and communicate protocols aligned with technical innovation strategy with site purchasing teams and suppliers to establish best practice for testing and validation
  • Undertake regular supplier reviews to support the audit team, identify opportunities to improve performance in the quality of the raw material
  • Customer liaison in response to key supply chains and working group and codes of practice
  • Ensure that a safe working environment exists for all employees and that as a minimum the department meets the standards set out in the SHE policy
Ideal candidate
  • Degree level or equivalent substantial food manufacturing experience
  • Advanced Food Hygiene level 4
  • Level 3 HACCP certified
  • Lead Assessor qualified
  • Retailer liaison knowledge and experience
  • Food Legislation and legal knowledge
  • Direct knowledge/ experience of integrated supply chains
  • Knowledge of retailer policies
  • Knowledge of relevant accreditation schemes
  • Ability to analyse data and trends and develop meaningful solutions/ action plans
About the company

Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.

It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.

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