Purchasing Manager

Location
Blackburn
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Ref
13850809/001
Contact
Jonathan Weller
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Purchasing Manager - Food Manufacturer - Blackburn

Client Details

Our client are a high growth SME with a very strong order book and an impressive customer portfolio. They have both the will and capital to continue the growth investing in people, facilities, and machinery.

Description

As the purchasing manager you will

  • Support the Blackburn site with all the ingredients demands to support production
  • Develop systems and processes to remove transactional activity and provide better visibility
  • Benchmark suppliers to ensure competitive pricing
  • Work closely with Marketing and Technical to create a slick NPD approach
  • Develop a purchasing strategy to support the growth of the business
  • Control stock levels at an optimised level

Profile

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Operating at a purchasing manager level already
  • Have a proven track record of food ingredients markets
  • Competent in systems and process development
  • Used to the pressures of supplying retail based customers

Job Offer

circa £40,000 + package