Procurement Manager – Food Manufacturing

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Procurement Manager - Food Manuafacturer

We are partnered with a large food manufacturer based in County Tyrone to appoint an experienced Procurement Manager to manage the full procurement function within the company. 

 

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
  • Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining good relationships with them
  • Negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress, checking the quality of service provided
  • Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future
  • Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities
  • Giving presentations about market analysis and possible growth
  • Developing a purchasing strategy
  • Producing reports and statistics using computer software
  • Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors
  • Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives
  • Attending meetings and trade conferences
  • Training and supervising the work of other members of staff
  • Implementation of service level agreement and contractual agreements with all suppliers
  • Reviewing and challenging current processes and making enhancements which ensure positive progress for the role and the business

 

As the successful candidate you will have:

  • Experience working in a similar role within an FMCG environment.
  • Strong commercial skills and financial awareness, capable of building persuasive business cases.
  • Ability and flexibility to perform in a fast moving environment.
  • Extensive knowledge meat/poultry industry.
  • Preferred degree in Business or Purchasing related subject.

 

For the full job description please contact Aimee on 02890725630 / 07393014996 or click apply for immediate consideration!

 

Keywords:

Procurement, purchasing, FMCG, Food manufacturing, County Tyrone, suppliers, vendors

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