Procurement Manager (FMCG)
Well established international trading company with a global network of suppliers, specialising in supplying Raw Materials and Machinery to meet the needs of manufacturing companies and provide all types of services, such as marketing, logistics and finance. In addition, The company has invested in key manufacturing manufacturing businesses such as packaging companies.
For suppliers, they offer a secure and valuable channel into alternative markets, with competitive pricing and consolidation of products from different manufacturers
Reporting to the Director of Engineering, responsible for the techno commercial procurement of plant and machinery for food processing companies and developing business with group and non group companies, managing contracts for capital equipment and project supplies, visiting and liaising with key customers especially across the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region and visiting exhibitions to develop new suppliers, negotiate prices and commercial terms and prepare and finalise contracts with selected suppliers in Europe, Turkey, China and India. Candidates must have significant procurement experience with international FMCG food processing manufacturing.
Significant Procurement and team leadership experience is required, together with strong strategic thinking and communication skills and an understanding of equipment/ layout drawings. The Successful candidate will have a degree in a technical discipline (Industrial, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering)