Procurement Manager - Food Manufacturer

GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + Package
11 May 2022
10 Jun 2022
Tabitha Holdsworth
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Firm: Food & Beverage Manufacturer

Location: North West UK - flexible working options

Role: Procurement Manager

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + package

Contact: Tabitha -

This role is with a very sucessful food & beverage manufacturer. They supply the three of the UK's largest coffee chain with all of its goods, from cakes to cereal bars and are now the No.1 gluten free brand in Australia.

This role will have two direct reports and a spend of £13M which is growing month on month as the company expands its operations. You will be the completely hands on in this role, becoming the chief negotiator for all raw material buying, packaging buying, Capex, indirect and any additionally smaller spends.

You are required to work collaboratively with suppliers and warehousing to ensure all stock comes in and goods going out runs smoothy, this includes all negotiations are done effectively and on a good time scale to ensure efficiency. As masses of goods are being produced and shipped, it will be up to you to make sure enough good are either held on site or nearby for usage.

With the packaging element of the role it will be up to you to identify, manage, measure and reduce wastage of raw materials and packaging through improved stock controls and processes for existing product and new product development.

This is your chance to join a highly established, family-run organization, who have zero debt and a highly collaborative, open culture. To be sucessful in this application they want you to portray:

  • Demonstrate full end to end procurement knowledge, purchasing and preferably in an FMCG environment.
  • Experience in contract negotiations on various sizes and complexity.
  • Have strong communication and influencing skills. With an ability to show resilience and the ability to work in fast-paced environments.

If you would like to hear more on this role then send an updated CV to Tabitha on and she'll give you a ring.

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