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Procurement Controller

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorGrocery, Retail
Salary£30,000 to £34,000 per annum
LocationsSomerset, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted13 February 2019

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Michael Page Procurement & Supply chain are looking to recruit a Buyer - Procurement Controller for a successful business based in the heart of Somerset. This is an exciting and autonomous role offering total control over your spend.

Client Details

Our client is an award winning business base in Somerset with huge growth potential for both company and employee


Develop, maintain and deliver the company buying and procurement program across the UK and Europe.

Lead and deliver short and long-term contracts with key manufacturers and distributors.

Support the product development and supplier sourcing program in terms of defining the supplier and final cost negotiations across ingredients, packaging or finished product.

Develop and maintain a comprehensive manufacturer and distributor contingency plan.

Delivery were possible consolidation of raw material purchasing across multiple markets.

Run tenders at a planned frequency on all key raw materials keeping prices as low as possible whilst keeping the to the required quality and supplier standards.

Ensure that all key suppliers have appropriate supply contracts in place.

Develop a strong and professional working relationship with all external suppliers and key internal stakeholders

Develop weekly, monthly and ad-hoc reports on current negotiations, market trend etc. and presenting back to either internal or external stakeholders

Attending necessary internal and external meetings relating to contractual, ingredient, product and supply chain.


Proven procurement, buying and operational experience within the food industry.

Excellent negotiation and communication skills.

Background in contract management.

Have a broad knowledge of all specialist manufacturing and distributors within the industry.

Skilled in supporting new product development.

Strong numerical and analytical skills required.

Due to daily contact with external and internal partners strong presentation and communication skills.

Ability to work on own and with tight commercial [link removed]ated to degree/A-level standard.

Enjoy frequent challenges, change and working in multiple locations.

Competent in Excel and Microsoft packages

Job Offer
  • £30000 - 32000 + Excellent benefits

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