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Head of Produce Procurement, Food Manufacturing, Flexible

£60,000 - £80,000 GBP per annum plus Car, Bonus and Benefits

North West

REF: HLJ895969

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This is a great senior leadership role within a leading food manufacturing environment. An opportunity not to be missed.

This is a great opportunity to join a real leader in its field. As an experienced purchasing professional from an FMCG background this role will give you the opportunity to really have an input into the future strategy of the business. My client is looking for an experience procurement professional to have group procurement responsibility for the complex produce category. As a key member of the site leadership team, you will own the procurement within your area maximising the benefits from the Group's scale. Managing a small team you will set the strategy, ensure robust supplier relationships are in place and look at ways to continuously improve efficiency across the business.

Experience of buying produce within a food manufacturing environment is essential. You will be a driven and energetic individual, who is able to lead a small team in a decentralised, multi-site environment, on both delivery of site plans, and by influencing across the Group. You will be innovative, a strong team player, with the ability to own and deliver the produce business plan, and who can demonstrate both gravitas, and a flexibility of approach to engage with stakeholders as diverse as farmers to business directors.

The successful candidate will also have experience outside a produce environment and be familiar with up-to-date procurement tools and techniques. You will be deeply knowledgeable in all aspects of vegetable production, side reduction and technology with significant experience in a modern procurement environment, preferable in a multi-site environment. Experience in a complex chilled food environment a distinct advantage

To apply please send your CV through to me today.

REF. HLJ895969

Tel: +44 (0)1625 560778

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