Position: Procurement Category Manager
Location: East Coast
Salary: Highly Competitive, Excellent benefits
Do you have a proven track record gained in a busy Procurement focussed environment? If you’re experience is gained within FMCG or manufacturing that would be a huge bonus. If you want to work for a business who puts core values at the heart of everything they do this could be your ideal role.
You will be joining and busy, fast-paced environment, and you will be responsible for managing a category approach that will meet the distilling, operational and environmental requirements. You will ensure a strategic plan is in place to provide security and continuity of supply whilst complying with quality and sustainability requirements. You will negotiate pricing strategies to achieve the lowest total cost for the business with a long-term view to commodity forecasting. You will also work closely with the rest of the procurement team to help develop and set out a procurement strategy.
Sound like something you can do?
The right candidate will ideally be degree qualified, and a CIPS qualification is preferred. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain supplier relationships to ensure the needs of the business are met. You will have experience of dealing with Energy (Gas, Electricity & Fuel Oils) and or commodities such as Barley, Wheat, Yeast & Maize. Managerial experience is essential
You will be a tenacious, results-driven, approachable with a pro-active and professional approach to work
If this is ticking boxes for you, we want to hear from you asap. Please send your CV in the first instance to be considered via the ‘Apply Now’ option.