Procurement Manager

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Procurement Manager

Alexander Steele has partnered with a leading Food manufacturing business that has an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Manager to be responsible for their Raw & Packaging Materials, developing sourcing strategies that extract maximum value from their current and potential supplier base. Key responsibilities: • Proactively purchase the right quality of materials at the lowest possible overall cost while building a supplier base that is reliable and sustainable. • Negotiate and contract for quality, quantity, price, and service with each supplier • Regularly review performance with each key supplier • Accurately predict market pricing for key commodities • Continuously search for, identify, and capture cost saving opportunities Candidate requirements: • Tertiary qualification in Procurement, Supply Chain, Business Management or equivalent • Procurement, Purchasing or Category Management experience within the Food/Drinks manufacturing industry. • Strong supplier negotiation and supplier management skills • Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders Salary will be circa £55 000 to £70 000 + Pension The role will be based onsite in the West Yorkshire area