Procurement Manager

Salary: £65K
Sector: Supply Chain
Location: Yorkshire
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

On behalf of our client, a highly successful FMCG business in North Yorkshire, we are recruiting for a Procurement Manager to join the site management team during a key period in the company’s growth
The role will suit a strong negotiator with proven procurement experience within the FMCG Industry

The Role:

• Working closely with the Purchasing Manager and site Leadership Team to help execute the 5-year business plan and reduce overall company spend by £750k over an agreed timescale
• Work closely with key company employees to determine their product and service needs, ensuring technical and safety compliance against customer standards
• Forecast levels of service and demand for all services and products, ensuring agreed stock levels
• Monitor business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
• Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers to negotiate the best prices for company
• Identifies and researches potential new suppliers
• Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities, reporting back to the FD and amending order schedule as necessary
• Agree delivery and invoice terms to suit the needs of the business
• Development of purchasing strategy
• Research new products and services to meet company's goals
• Assess and monitor total costs of company purchases
• Develop and implements strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels



The Candidate:

• Will Lead people towards company vision, goal and agreed targets
• Holding a relevant degree and ideally a qualification through Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
• Communicates effectively
• Builds and maintains relationships
• Manages conflict and crisis
• Acts decisively
• Attention to detail
• Driver of change
• Works on own initiative
• People Person, Good at Networking
• Strong Negotiator
• Financial and Commercially aware
• Understanding of Supply Chain Management Procedures
• Knowledge of Supply Management Software


What’s on Offer?

• Salary around £45K + Benefits
• Excellent opportunity to make a lasting impression with the Business Procurement function
Meet your consultant
Callum Grindlay
callum.grindlay@drnewitt.com

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