Procurement Manager, Grter Manchester

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Supply Chain
Location: Grter Manchester
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you a procurement guru and ready to dive into the world of drinks? Our client, a market leader in their category, is on the lookout for a vibrant Procurement Manager to join their team and make a difference.

As their Procurement Manager, you'll be the mastermind behind snagging the best deals on ingredients and essentials. You'll work closely with the wider team and report to the Management Board, leading the charge in getting top-notch packaging, raw materials, and essential support services.

What will you be doing?

• Cook up Category Management strategies for the essentials.
• Shake hands with suppliers, negotiate deals, and make sure you’re getting the best bang for our buck.
• Build strong friendships with our suppliers, keeping them in check and evaluating their performance.
• Scout for new products/suppliers that match our quality, delivery, and cost criteria.
• Create comprehensive reports on the current state of the purchasing world and market trends.

What will you bring to the mix?

• Strong buying/procurement knowledge and experience
• Ideally MCIPS qualified or thirsty for that certification, with a valid full driving license.
• A knack for wheeling and dealing, strategic sourcing, and talking the talk.
• A desire for setting goals and achieving them, with a knack for influencing and thinking outside the box.
• Powerful track record of successful negotiations.
• At least 3 years’ experience in the FMCG realm, especially in Procurement or Supply Chain roles.

Why apply? Joining the team means jumping into the vibrant world of drinks supply chain! On offer is a competitive salary, hybrid working opportunities and a host of benefits, and plenty of opportunities to grow and become a true procurement maestro.

Sound like your next move? If so, apply directly with a CV or get in touch with Peter at D R Newitt to set up a confidential conversation.

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Peter Watson
peter.watson@drnewitt.com

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