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Procurement Lead

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  • Leek, Staffordshire, England
  • Permanent,
  • Procurement / buying,
  • 6953
  • 04/07/2024
Job description

Procurement Lead

Permanent

Leek, Staffordshire

Up to £55,000    

Monday – Friday (Full-Time)

Our reputable leading manufacturer within the FMCG industry are currently looking for an experienced Procurement Lead to join their team.  The position will work with internal and external suppliers to maximise profits and manage the performance of specific products or product lines.

Main Responsibilities of the Procurement Lead        

  • Work with the Procurement Team to prepare sales and ingredients/packaging plans.
  • Liaise with internal colleagues, supplier, and distributors in ways that secures the best possible ingredients and packaging costs, maximises profitability, and minimises wastage and surplus materials.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive library of appropriate data and reports.
  • Forecast profits and sales and work with colleagues to maximise sales volume and profitability of the Company.
  • Maximise the companies’ profits by analysing the cost models for all products and ensure that all relevant parties receive timely and up-to-date data.
  • Review and present relevant sales and profitability performance data.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with internal and external colleagues that ensures the group is able to negotiate cost prices, ordering stock, agreeing delivery schedules, and complete all required paperwork.
  • Improve the companies’ performance by maintain an awareness of competition.
  • Negotiate the best possible prices throughout the procurement chain.
  • Develop and proactively monitor margin control across the product range.

Experience and Skills required

  • Possess at least 3 years’ proven experience of working in a similar role (preferably within the food manufacturing sector).
  • Possess proven knowledge of procurement, supply and manufacturing, and the impact these have on cost and procurement models.
  • Possess a proven knowledge and experience of costing and margin control.
  • Demonstrate a proven experience of liaising and negotiating with suppliers.
  • Demonstrate a proven knowledge of financial reporting, product cost models, and how these influence business decisions made on a daily basis.

Closing date is 04.08.2024

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