Procurement Executive

Apetito Ltd
Trowbridge, UK
07 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The role, department and team

The Procurement team is responsible for ensuring that the company has a clear strategy when purchasing goods and services.

You will have a passion for purchasing and are looking to move to a large, agile business where we can support your career development. Ideally educated to a degree standard you will have a talent in negotiation with exceptional networking and communication skills.

The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of both the purchasing process (tender, negotiation and award ) and strategic sourcing ( market data, suppy chain, cost control) . Most importantly, you are able to work on your own initiative as well as being an integral part of a high performing team.

This role will require some travel, primarily to UK suppliers; however this may be extended toward both European and international travel as required. A typical amount could be 5 days travel out of 20 (per month).

Reporting to the Senior Procurement Manager for Indirect categories, you will be responsible for managing a spend of approximately £10m per annum across areas including marketing and capital equipment.

Who we are

We're the leading food producer for the health and social care sector, providing delicious, nutritious and sustainable meals for people at home or in care.

We're also the parent company of Wiltshire Farm Foods, the UK's premier home-delivery service for ready-made meals.

Through our wide range of well-presented, nutritious meals to suit every taste and dietary need, we aim to make a real difference to lives of elderly and vulnerable people in care.

We're proud to be a Living Wage employer and member of the Ethical Trading Initiative. We support British food and farming and operate a successful programme of waste reduction and resource efficiency across our whole business.

In addition to your salary you will receive a comprehensive training program, 25 days annual leave holiday entitlement, the ability to buy additional annual leave, retail discounts, free car parking, subsidised staff restaurant, free turkey (or voucher) at Christmas and much more !

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