Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food and Drink

Silven Recruitment
Yorkshire / Norfolk with travel
Excellent + benefits
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

View more

Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food and Drink

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager

Location:  Yorkshire / Norfolk with travel.

Salary: Excellent + benefits


My client is a globally recognised brand and is a key player in its sector.

With a real emphasis on people development and determined strategic growth they are now looking to recruit an ambitious and talented Senior Procurement Manager to help articulate and define the future strategy for their core categories. They truly are a company who strive to be the best in all they do and are an exciting business to work for!


The Candidate:

  • We’re looking for a graduate calibre Procurement Manager, preferably MCIPS qualified with extensive experience in direct and indirect procurement within the FMCG industry.
  • You’ll have a strong track record as a Procurement Manager, managing a multi-million pound spend along with superb commercial awareness.
  • You must be driven and ambitious as there are fantastic career opportunities available for successful individuals.
  • You’ll have a passion for what you do and always deliver to the very highest standards. You work with openness, honesty, and integrity.
  • You need a demonstrated track record of strong negotiating performance and devising and implementing category strategy.


The Role:

  • As the Senior Procurement Manager you will strive to deliver the business’s growth strategy and the goals in support of the development of world class performance and facilities.  
  • As Senior Procurement Manager, you will implement purchasing strategies to achieve continuous improvement and competitive advantage across all suppliers.
  • You will continually investigate and recommend new and comparable materials, techniques, etc. that may increase the Company’s systems profitability, productivity and effectiveness.
  • Create, implement and continually improve a balanced procurement agenda looking at cost, quality, complexity and process execution across all purchased goods and services within the European categories.
  • This role is ever evolving and requires interaction with key business stakeholders and category / functional leaders. 


To apply for this exciting opportunity with this leading business , please send a copy of your CV quoting ref HM12786 to  or call  Hannah on 0161 832 7463 for a confidential discussion.


Silven was formed by experienced consultants to bring a high calibre service to the Food & Drink manufacturing sector. A team of personable, dedicated sector experts offering a service based on knowledge, understanding, capability and a determination to deliver for our clients and candidates. Fundamentally a service that we would want to receive ourselves. Providing a full recruitment service to the sector, we complete assignments across senior and middle management roles as well as handling specialist difficult to fill and first line management roles. Functions covered include: Manufacturing & Operations Engineering & Maintenance CI & Projects R&D & Process Development Technical & Quality NPD & Innovation Supply Chain & Planning Hygiene & Health & Safety

Apply for Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food and Drink

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:
Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert