Packaging Procurement Manager

GBP60000 - GBP700000 per annum +
20 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021
Sophie Cole
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Job Level
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Procurement Raw Materials Category Manager- Industry Leading FMCG - London + hybrid working - £60-70k + package

One of the best in the food industry is seeking a well established procurement individual to join their fast paced Multinational food distribution company as a Raw Materials Category Manager. With global offices across 27 countries and 100 markets, it will give you incredible exposure to global suppliers and C-suite executives and the ability to experience a multitude of different cultures.

So if you have a passion and desire to work for a global company that encourages growth, and respects their employees, community and planet, then join the adventure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating and executing procurement packaging strategies for EMEA categories, helping to add value and ensure that all potential risks are accounted for in a thorough risk management strategy
  • Collaborate with the wider procurement process to optimise projects' cost, quality and service in line with the company's values and policies, also identifying key areas of cost improvement and saving opportunities
  • Strategically identify suppliers and manage buyers ensuring the execution of the company's objectives also communicating with colleagues on a global scale ensuring that all company sectors across different geographies are effectively functioning.
  • Utilise reporting tools and lead meetings and programmes to ensure the performance of all aspects of the process are being managed

Candidate Profile:

  • Degree educated from a world leading university and ideally a masters or MBA
  • 5+ years of experiences as a procurement specialist in FMCG and Packaging.
  • Evidence of collaboration across different categories and ensuring a smooth procurement process.
  • Experience and knowledge within the food industry and a passion for flavour and spices.


  • Flexible working
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Brilliant company culture with social events, company sports teams

If you have a passion for flavour and experience as a Packaging Procurement Manager send your CV to Sophie at

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