Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Category Purchasing Manager, Packaging & Indirect Services

County / State: Lincolnshire

Category: Purchasing

Reference: HLJ894459

Consultant: Hannah Jackson

Start date: Asap

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum plus Car, Bonus & Benefits


This is a great career opportunity for an ambitious and progressive Category Purchasing professional who wants to work for a large food manufacturer.

Job Description

As a Category Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for buying packaging and indirect services across a multi-site operation. This is a large spend category managing a complex supply base and tough internal stakeholders in this award-winning business.

You will need to have strong strategic sourcing experience and real evidence of delivery in challenging environment. Ideally with a background within a FMCG multi-site operation you will need excellent experience in commercial negotiations, supply base management and market forecasts. This role offers fantastic opportunities for future progression for candidates who have strong influencing and project management skills and are hugely motivated.

The ideal person will come from a solid procurement background and will have, strong influencing skills, be a highly skilled purchaser and negotiator, have strong project management skills and be highly motivated.

My client is a large progressive food manufacturing business supplying ready meals into all of the major retailers. They are an award winning business with a strong reputation for innovation and its first to market products.

This is a great opportunity for a successful ambitious procurement professional. The role offers real opportunities for long-term career opportunities in an ever-changing, demanding environment.

To apply please send your details through to me today.

REF. HLJ894459 By Focus Management

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