Procurement Coordinator – Food Manufacturing

Silven Recruitment
£22000 - £25000 per year
Closing date
14 Apr 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Procurement Coordinator – Food Manufacturing

Posted by: Silven

Location: Lancashire

Job Title: Procurement Coordinator   

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000


Do you have an excellent knowledge of procurement and purchasing and are looking for a new challenge?

There is genuinely not a better company to work for than my client. They are an incredible successful and growing family-owned business who are very passionate about their people and products.


The Role

  • Reporting to and working closely with the Commercial Procurement Manager to provide support with purchasing and procurement.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with suppliers.
  • Involves all aspects of purchasing, tracking, and receiving orders for raw materials and packaging.
  • Create and maintain a plan to continuously improve purchasing to ultimately minimise stock holding, costs, wastages and out of stocks without compromising on quality.
  • Liaise with other departments to assist with purchase orders and invoicing queries and deliver cost saving opportunities.


The Candidate

  • Proven track record of procurement and excellent knowledge of purchasing and supply process.
  • Self-motivated, excellent organisation skills, and communication skills with an ability to build strong relationships with other departments and suppliers.
  • Strong analytical and IT skills to work with trends in relation to forecasting.
  • Ability to understand and manage an extensive range of SKUs.
  • Previous experience in food production is advantageous but not required.


Next steps

If you are interested in hearing more about this role, then please contact Trudi Sutcliffe at Silven on 07925 627 295 or email quoting reference TS12882


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

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