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Procurement Manager

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Kent
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + benefits
Application date: 13th Jul 2022

An FMCG business in Kent is recruiting for a Procurement Manager, on a full-time, permanent basis. You will purchase goods for the company to achieve satisfactory cost and also meet customer requirements, whilst maintaining adequate stock levels.

The Role

Develop and maintain relationships with all strategic suppliers
Negotiate purchasing contracts for all key raw materials and packaging
Research new products in line with both the business and customers’ specified requirements
Monitor market trends where possible to ensure goods are being procured at the correct price
Monitor stock levels on the company stock system to ensure optimum ordering of required raw materials and packaging
Utilise reports within the stock system ensuring production plans and stock levels are monitored to optimise ordering and stock levels held
Monitor raw material usage on seasonal lines against production recipes and liaise with production managers to minimise wastage from production

The Person

Experience in a purchasing/procurement role within an FMCG industry
Have experience managing a small team of direct reports
Able to communicate with people at all levels
A confident communicator who can manage all aspects of the supply chain
Ideally be experienced in the procurement of raw materials/ingredients and packaging
Have previously worked in a food or FMCG production environment

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