Purchasing Lead - Fats/Oils/Wheat/Diary/Flour

Recruiter
Bramwith Consulting
Location
South West London
Salary
£40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
12 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Purchasing Lead - Fats/Oils/Wheat/Diary/Flour - Blue Chip Agricultural Brand

This international revered Agricultural brand with a formidable presence in the industry that has seen them successfully go through a number of high profile acquisitions seeks a Purchasing Lead with expertise managing and ingredients and commodities portfolio that includes Fats/Oils/Wheat/Diary/Flour/Cocoa and other commodities that is integral to the making of this organisation Food products and €MULTI-BILLION revenue.

If you are looking for your next opportunity with a blue chip brand with multi-million backing and a household name in the market that offers un-paralleled progression and the opportunity to diversify across categories this is the role for you!

Procurement Responsibilities of the Purchasing Lead candidate:

  • Ownership of a dynamic commodity portfolio that includes Fats/Oils/Wheat/Diary/Flour/Yeast and ingredients to the value of circa €100 million
  • Manage the full end to end procurement lifecycle and strategic sourcing process from of Fats/Oils/Wheat/Diary/Flour from a global and European supplier network
  • Utilise your expertise, knowledge and commercial acumen of the agricultural and commodity market to deliver procurement success negotiating with a global and European supplier network
  • Line management responsibilities of up to 4 buyers in the ingredients and raw materials/commodities team

Procurement Background & Key Skills of a Purchasing Lead:

  • Expert knowledge of the 7 step strategic sourcing process and experience managing the end to end procurement lifecycle
  • Proven track record of success managing a portfolio of agricultural commodities and ingredients including Fats/Oils/Wheat/Diary/Flour
  • Enthusiasm for working in a collaborative team in a multinational, diverse and forward thinking environment with experience handling a large multi-million pound spend
  • Degree educated (or equivalent) procurement related qualification e.g CIPS (desirable)
  • For more information and to apply send your CV to

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