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Indirect Procurement Buyer

Greencore Group
Closing date
3 Jun 2021

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Job Details

  • Manage capital projects through initiation, tender, negotiating, contracting and implementation to ensure a successful outcome, and resolve any commercial issues
  • Build strong relationships with our engineers, safety managers, finance, legal and site stakeholders to ensure fitness for purpose, delivery on time and to minimise risks
  • Manage the property leases across Greencore, including new buildings, any exits or changes and rent renewals
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously with multiple stakeholders across multiple sites in a planned and logical manner
Job Description

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

Looking for a challenge?  We are looking for a buyer to join our Indirects procurement team to support Greencore’s growth and innovation. You will manage a range of capital projects, including factory automation and construction, with flexibility to look after other indirect purchasing areas.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work at pace, quickly grasping the project requirements, have a logical & analytical mindset, be able to challenge the ways of working, be able to run good quality tender processes, and bring stakeholders along on the journey. 

What we’re looking for
  • 3+ years indirect procurement experience, with some capital experience
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen combined with negotiation skills
  • Ability to build good relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse data, identify & evaluate options and implement recommendations
  • Initiative to operate in a complex multi-site environment
  • A positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Degree level qualification

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return
  • Competitive salary
  • Company car (or car allowance)
  • Bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.



About Us

Join us and be part of our great team, committed to making every day taste better.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced, leading food manufacturer, employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK.

We supply all the UK’s food retailers, with everything from sandwiches, salads, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles, quiche, Yorkshire Puddings and ready meals. With an annual turnover of more than £1.2bn, we manufacture around 619 million sandwiches and other food to go products, 116 million chilled prepared meals and 264 million bottles of cooking sauces & pickles every year. We also complete more than 10,000 deliveries to stores each day to help keep the nation fed.

We work hard to ensure that Greencore is a great place to work and our people truly are at the core. We’re committed to ensuring all our colleagues have development plans and strive to provide inspiring leadership - in fact, in the past year we’ve seen an 11% increase in the number of colleagues who would recommend Greencore as a place to work. Why not come join us?

We’re always looking for passionate and talented people who can help us drive our future success. To see how you can grow your career with Greencore, visit our careers website and find your future in food.

For further information go to or follow Greencore on social media.

Find Us
Midland Way
Barlborough Links Business Park
S43 4XA
United Kingdom
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