Based in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
One of the world’s leading producers of high quality fresh and prepared fruit are currently looking for an experienced Procurement Manager at their Wisbech site in Cambridgeshire. Offering a competitive package including Life Assurance, PHI and a Group Personal Pension Plan, with a matching employers contribution, this is a great chance to for an accomplished Purchasing professional to make an impact within a global market-leading business.
Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager – Fresh, you would be responsible for the timely sourcing and procurement of all raw materials to the correct quality and specification, building effective relationships with growers and suppliers, reviewing supplier performance against KPIs, as well as undertaking regular supplier/grower audits when necessary. You would be expected to ensure that the business has up to date and relevant market information, including new fruit varieties, seasonal crop information, best practice, in an effort to ensure all buying decisions are as well informed as is possible.
The ideal candidate will be CIPS qualified with proven experience of purchasing of raw materials within the fruit industry ideally for a fruit processing environment with a good education and preferably a food/business based degree. A good understanding of agronomy or an agricultural background would also be an advantage. Being self-motivated the right candidate will have a pro-active approach to carrying out work activities and will be numerate and comfortable working with Microsoft Office systems.
A global leading vertically integrated producer and marketer of high quality fresh and prepared fruit. For more than 100 years the brand has forged a reputation for quality, freshness and reliability that is second to none. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a part in their continued success and future growth plans.
To apply for the Procurement Manager role please forward us a copy of your CV quoting reference DLM05.
The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Procurement Manager, Buyer, Purchasing Manager, Category Manager, Sourcing Manager, Head of Procurement, Procurement Specialist.
The position will suit candidates based in: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Spalding, Holbeach, King’s Lynn, Downham Market, March, Ely, Chatteris.