Michael Page - Procurement & Supply Chain: Purchasing Manager - Ingredients (Fruit & Nuts) | News24Media

Michael Page – Procurement & Supply Chain: Purchasing Manager – Ingredients (Fruit & Nuts)

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This brilliant opportunity to work with one of the UK’s fastest expanding food brands. They now have a growing UK presence and are looking for a passionate FMCG procurement professional to manage their end to end purchasing in a number of key ingredients categories.

The business aims to provide a healthy, exciting alternative snack for everybody, while creating a fun, innovative environment for their employees to work within.

Client Details

Over the past few years the business have grown at fast rate and are now at a stage where they need a procurement professional to focus on one of their key spend areas (Fruit, Nuts & Vegetables). They have a huge range of healthy foods that can be bought in a number of retailers, restaurants and kiosks.

They operate in an innovative environment, where their aim is to provide a healthy, exciting alternative snack for everybody…. rather than one of the boring traditional snacks provided in most food establishments!


This role will be to manage procurement function with all purchasing and supplier relationship of a variety of ingredients and packaging categories. It will be vital that you are able to work to negotiate on major contracts with suppliers, as well as having day to day working with internal stakeholders. The role will also include:

Cost Savings: Drive cost savings

Category Strategy: Develop and align category strategies in line with overall Company Strategy

Reviews: Lead strategic sourcing reviews

SRM: Develop suppliers which can add value through continuous improvement and innovative solutions

Stakeholder Management: Lead and manage internal and external communications with all stakeholders

Market Understanding: Operates within a volatile global market affected by base material cost movement, conversion costs and market manipulation.

Contracts: Award and manage contracts with suppliers

Risk: Manage assured supply and risk across all categories


Ideal Candidate:





-Procurement background within FMCG environment

-Buying experience within Ingredients or packaging

-International Experience

-Strong Stakeholder management skills

– Degree Educated

-Spanish or French Language skills (desirable)

Job Offer

up to £55,000 plus bonuses,

Source: Telegraph.co.uk Jobs

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