Focus Management Consultants
Strategic procurement role looking after the packaging spend for a multi-site food business.
This is a great opportunity to use your strong stakeholder management skills and knowledge of packaging procurement in a leading multi-site manufacturing environment.
If you’re a strategic sourcing procurement professional with strong experience spanning packaging spend this is a great opportunity. My client is a market leading FMCG business supplying into all of the major retailers and manufacturers both in the UK and internationally. They’ve experienced significant top line and profit growth over the last few years and have a well-respected procurement team in place so it’s a great opportunity to join this progressive, exciting organisation.
I’m looking for a strategic procurement professional to manage the spend across packaging. Managing the spend across multiple sites you’ll also have line management responsibility for a couple of Buyers. Key responsibilities include:
- Define, execute, and implement sourcing strategies for packaging spend across the group, delivering best value in terms of quality, price, cost, service, innovation, and support
- Work with other sites to assist in the preparation of tenders and implementation of plans for their categories
- Work with varying stakeholders overcoming any quality service or other issues and ensuring no interruptions in day-to-day business
- Prepare annual budgets for all categories
- Continually seek commercial advantage throughout the company and help other budget holders achieve their targets
You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have substantial packaging procurement experience within a multi-site, FMCG business. A real influencer, you need evidence of exposure to categories across all areas of packaging spend with a strong track record of results. Your stakeholder management skills will be your key strength with the ability to work across multiple areas in a complex, fast-paced business. A true category management approach to procurement is essential. Food industry experience would be a real advantage.
To apply please send your CV through to me, Hannah, today.