Procurement Manager

We are looking to recruit for the role of Procurement Manager. Reporting to the Senior Procurement Manager your primary aim will be to ensure a timely, cost effective supply of quality fresh potatoes to the packing sites.

  • Location: Duns
  • Reporting to: Senior Procurement Manager
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday (40 hours a week)
Responsibilities
  • Working closely with the Senior Procurement Manager to develop appropriate long term plans to deliver quality potatoes all year round to the packing facilities
  • Communication of long term programmes to growers and suppliers
  • Development of medium term usage plans based on sales requirements, crop quality and supply availability
  • Negotiation of contract pricing to deliver the business objectives and budget
  • Regular communication of growing/storage conditions and information to the wider business and customers
  • Communication of quality and yield information to growers and suppliers
  • Completion and delivery of grower scorecards and supplier QIP’s
  • Drive continuous improvement in all aspects of growing and procurement
Experience and Qualifications

Minimum of 3 year’s experience gained in a Procurement, Trading or Technical role, preferably within the Potato environment. Excellent presentation and communication skills at all levels in order to build effective internal and external relationships. Applicants should be IT literate and possess a full driving licence

Closing date: 14 September 2018

If you feel you have the skills for this role or would like more information, then please send your full CV with covering letter to Sharon Mutch (HR Administrator) [email protected]