Purchasing Controller

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We are looking to appoint a Purchasing Controller to lead to lead our Purchasing team at Northampton, to ensure that capability and team performance are built and directed to deliver clearly defined business plans and target and to ensure close and effective liaison with UK Central sourcing teams

Package descriptionCompetitive

Main responsibilities

Implement the functional strategy to ensure the current business performance targets are achieved and that overall Divisional strategy is supported

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

Identify and implement actions to promote to the effective operation of the business unit executive to ensure that activities are aligned and focused on common goals.

Establish and monitor information sources/data and forecast prices, to ensure accurate business forecasting, and support of commercial teams

Monitor and review team capability, for the given category or portfolio area, to ensure all staff are clearly focused on their key objectives and developed to maximise their potential

Monitor and review sourcing requirements to ensure that a clear supplier sourcing and succession plan is enacted

Ideal candidate

Degree calibre

Extensive experience of using Purchasing systems and processes

Strong sourcing and negotiation experience

Experience of building a high performing team

Proficient in Microsoft office suite

Good understanding of food manufacturing processes and suppliers

About the company

If you think you have what it takes to make a career out of your passion for food, apply now
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  • CV-155977
  • Permanent
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