Procurement Specialist - Packaging & Ingredients, East England
Sector: Supply Chain
Location: East England
Job type: Permanent
My client, are a well-established food business who have an excellent reputation globally. A new position has been created for a Procurement Specialist to join the team at the site in Hertfordshire.
This is a senior position that will suit an experienced Supply Chain professional – ideally from the food industry.
In accordance with company guidelines, manage the existing portfolio of suppliers, who supply the sites raw materials and packaging
Manage the stock levels of the finished goods produced by the factory, measuring availability
Ensure high standards of purchased raw materials and packaging are maintained
Negotiate competitive prices with the aim of reducing costs
Find ways of developing the companies products using alternative, cost saving ingredients whilst maintaining quality standards
Food manufacturing experience is a MUST, preferably within a senior Procurement/Buying/Supply Chain role
Dynamic and able to proactively work with other internal departments
Passionate about reducing costs and identifying ways of improvement
The ability to work in a fast paced environment
Desire to work well with the company culture and ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment
What's on offer?
Competitive salary of up to £40,000
Excellent benefits package
The chance to join a market leading business
If you are interested in the role, apply with your CV today. For more information or a confidential chat, contact Toby Bigmore from D R Newitt.