Purchasing Manager

Posted 9 hours ago by Alexander Steele

Aberdeen, Aberdeen City
£40,000 - £50,000/annum

Alexander Steele Recruitment has partnered with a leading Food business that is on the lookout for a Purchasing Manager to take responsibility for the purchasing of all locally managed raw and packaging materials for their site.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage a raw material and packaging spend, ensuring that all business requirements with respect to assurance of Supply, Quality, Service, and Innovation are fulfilled.
  • Identify and implement cost saving initiatives.
  • Drive effective supplier and contract negotiations
  • Implement action plans with suppliers to improve performance that meet or exceed contractual performance criteria
  • Liaise cross-functionally with supply chain teams and other site managers, to discuss relevant purchasing issues for all direct expenditure, acting as a liaison between the business and the purchasing department.
  • First point of contact for the business to resolve any delivery, quality, or service issues for raw materials.
  • Streamline and improve operational purchasing processes.

Candidate requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Procurement, Business Management, Supply Chain or equivalent.
  • A MCIPS, C.P.M. or equivalent professional qualification will be preferred
  • At least 4 to 6 years procurement/purchasing experience in a Food or Drinks manufacturing/processing environment.
  • Effective contract and supplier management skills

Salary will be circa £45K to £50K + Benefits

The role will be based on site in the Aberdeenshire area

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