Procurement Manager

Salary: £50K
Sector: Supply Chain
Location: Central Scotland
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

On behalf of our client, a highly successful FMCG business in Scotland’s Central Belt, we are recruiting for a Procurement Manager to manage suppliers and develop purchasing strategies which meet budgetary and other operational requirements of the company
The role will suit a strong leader and negotiator with proven procurement experience within the FMCG Industry

The Role:
• Produce tender and contract documents, work to KPIs and liaise with other teams to ensure contracts achieve value for money including cost savings and improved service levels.
• Tracking & reporting key supplier metrics
• Negotiating and manage large contracts with external vendors
• Monitor markets and trends and manage price risks
• Finalising purchase details of orders and deliveries
• Evaluate the current supply chain status & where appropriate, look to reduce the number of active vendors
• Assessing, managing and mitigating risks to supply chain
• Control expenditure & build a culture within the business of long-term saving on procurement costs

The Candidate:

• MCIPS or working towards is desirable but not essential
• Excellent supplier management skills
• A proven record of experience leading procurement activities,
• A high proficiency in MS Office Tools
• The ability to gather and analyse data
• Strong leadership capabilities
• A talent for negotiations and networking
• Previous food experience preferable
• Worked within a commercially challenging FMCG/Food Manufacturing environment.
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Demonstrated driver for results and can-do attitude


What’s on Offer?

• Salary circa £50K + 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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