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Procurement Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Aylesbury
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus
Application date: 12th Jan 2022

A food manufacturing company is recruiting for a Procurement Manager to manage the packaging division including flexible and plastics. You will responsible for securing and sourcing packaging for food products. You will have a strong procurement background with strong knowledge of packaging and experience of managing a team.

As a Procurement Manager, your day-to-day responsibilities will consist of.

Responsible for the creation and execution of procurement strategies for several packaging categories to deliver value for the category and ensure supply through creation and execution of a risk management strategies.
Identify and deliver Continuous Cost Improvement opportunities for these categories
Collaborating cross functionally to participate in optimization projects in terms of cost, quality, service and innovation
Manage supplier performance against agreed objectives, putting in place corrective actions where necessary.
Lead selected projects for the whole Directs category
Deputies for the Category head in meetings, when required.
Manage several buyers to ensure effective execution of objectives across the spend pool.

An exciting opportunity for a Procurement Manager with the following.

Degree qualified with a strong purchasing background.
Strong understanding of food packaging.
Previous experience leading a purchasing team.
Evidence of maturity, collaboration and communication skills (written and verbal), strong interpersonal skills, influencing ability.
Works with the customer in mind and manages stakeholders’ expectations appropriately
Efficient, results and reporting orientated.
Highly competent in the use of Excel, Power Point and SAP

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