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Job Title

Purchasing Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Grocery, Manufacturing, Retail
Salary£60,000 to £80,000 per annum
BenefitsCar, 20% bonus, PHI, Pens.
LocationsAnglia, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, East Midlands, Warwickshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted27 December 2018

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My market-leading food manufacturing client are looking to appoint a Purchasing Manager (Purchasing Controller - Ingredients and Packaging) to lead a Purchasing team who are split across a number of sites UK wide.

Client Details

My client operates on an international level, supplying B2B into the food industry. They are a fast growing, multi-billion pound organisation and as a result of their growth and success, offer fantastic opportunities for development and progression.


As Purchasing Manager (Purchasing Controller - Ingredients and Packaging) you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Implement the purchasing strategy to ensure that targets are achieved and aligned with the overall strategy
  • Lead on all Purchasing activity (through direct team and sourcing team) for the business unit, to ensure that the total cost (PPV) of the portfolio is managed efficiently and effectively
  • Establish and monitor information sources/data and forecast prices, to ensure accurate business forecasting, and support of commercial teams on their Nottinghamshire site
  • Monitor and review the team capability (Buyers x2 and and NPD Buyer x1) to ensure they meet key objectives and are developed to maximise their potential
  • Review sourcing requirements to ensure that a clear supplier sourcing and succession plan is enacted


The successful candidate for this high-profile role will have extensive purchasing experience, gained within an FMCG organisation and ideally multi-site. You will have strong sourcing and negotiation experience and experience of building a high performing team (from a line management or mentoring perspective).

You will be of degree calibre, highly numerical and analytical.

Job Offer

The successful candidate for the Purchasing Manager (Purchasing Controller - Ingredients and Packaging) opportunity, will be offered £60,000 - £80,000 plus company car/allowance, family PHI, 20% bonus potential...

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