Procurement Manager | Fresh Produce | West Midlands

Employer
MorePeople
Location
West Midlands, Birmingham / Worcestershire, Evesham / Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
21 Jul 2022

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Category
Buying/Purchasing, Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time
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Procurement Manager | Fresh Produce | West Midlands

Salary - dependent on experience

About Our Client:-
We are currently working with a progressive and passionate fresh produce business who have made huge strides forward in recent years. As a result, they have a requirement for an experienced Procurement Manager to get under the skin of the whole supply chain to ensure it is running as effectively as possible.

About the Job:-
This role will have responsibility for the procurement of some key fruit categories. With an established grower base, you will need to work closely with them to develop the supply chain, ensuring stock levels are maintained. You will manage forecasts and budgets, collaborating with the Commercial and Technical teams to gain buy-in. You will also be required to maintain close links with their customer and support their commercial team as needed.

The Ideal Candidate:-
You must have experience in Fresh Produce. This is essential so please don't apply unless you have this. Ideally, you will bring significant procurement experience with you with good knowledge of sourcing fruit internationally. The business works very closely with all of its partners, so experience of developing, not just managing, supplier relationships is important. You will have a clear advantage if you can speak another European language - Spanish is preferable but not essential.

How to Apply:-
If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, please contact Morten on 01780 480530 or morten@morepeople.co.uk

Company

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find Us
Location
Acanthus House
Belton Street
Stamford
PE9 2EF
GB

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