Yorkshire£ 35,000 to £ 45,000 p.a. + benefitsPermanent
Job Reference: 012925
A large food manufacturer based Malton, Yorkshire has a requirement for a Purchasing Manager to be the lead buyer for site and also group company. This person will report to the Procurement Controller while working in partnership with technical, commercial, product development, finance and operations.
Commutable from: Malton, Scarborough, York, Weaverthorpe, Driffield
An autonomous position as the groups site purchasing lead Source, purchase and manage delivery of specific category materials and services to meet the manufacturing plans Build effective supplier relationships and ensure best-practices are evolved through governance and market knowledge Support an improvement plan to simplify and reduce complexity, making improvements on wastage, stock-holding, functionality and costs The specific category materials would be beans, pulses, cakes, desserts, protein components, pasta, rice, tomatoes, vegetables, packaging and other site-specific needs Develop procurement strategies for key specific categories Actively meet suppliers and visit exhibitions to develop relationships and market knowledge Negotiate best value contracts, ensuring they are financially, technically and customer compliant Actively support innovation and champion the development of management systems internally and externally Support annual budgetary proposals and enforce procurement effectiveness
The ideal Purchasing Manager:
Will have procurement experience within food manufacturing and potentially international trade Strong negotiation, communication and relationship management skills Experience working in a fast-paced procurement department Good working knowledge of Excel and ERP systems also Experience purchasing or sourcing any of the following ingredients/components would be ideal: beans, pulses, cakes, desserts, protein, pasta, rice, tomatoes, vegetables, packaging and others A degree in Business Studies or CIPS qualification would be advantageous
To apply for the rolw of Purchasing Manager please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths or call 01789 201040, thanks.