Procurement Manager - On hold

Near Wincanton - Dorset/Wiltshire/Somerset Border | £40,000-£45,000

Vardey Recruitment are delighted to be supporting an owner managed food business based on the Wiltshire, Dorset, and Somerset borders in the search for their Buyer/Head of Procurement.
The company are based just outside of Mere in Wiltshire and are a highly successful and ‘family run” food business. The purchasing/procurement job reports directly to the MD and will lead the procurement process and develop a small team. 

Head Of Purchasing Job duties:
  • Provide Procurement support and price negotiations for both goods and services within a food distribution environment
  • Use analytical skills to provide forecasting
  • Managing supply chain and stock control
  • Place and expedite purchase orders as required according to business needs
  • Support operations by resolving any queries regarding deliveries
  • Escalate and resolve supplier queries with suppliers
  • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability and Teamwork
Who should apply?
  • Purchasing Experience ideally within the food industry - can train
  • Proven ability to work well with others at all organisational levels, to organise and prioritise, and to participate on cross-functional teams
  • A high standard of IT skills, including Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • A high standard of verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Assertive / time management skills / attention to detail
  • Experience in Food Procurement and Supply Chain processes highly desirable
  • Experience in ERP systems
In return
  • £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience/qualifications
  • Pension
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holiday
  • Staff discount
  • Death in service
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Parking on site
  • Saturday working – On a rota basis once every 4/6 weeks paid pro rata or a day off in the week or in lieu

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